Flight Farnborough: Show A380 heads... 25-7-06
This seems surprising that the nacelles aren't production standard at this stage. Is there some special fit up that prevented the design nacelles to be used. With the CADCAM of today I would think it would be ready with the engine. Does anyone have first hand experience with this.
Excerpt from the last paragraph:
"Flight tests on the first GP7200-powered A380 will not use production-standard nacelles. "Aircell still has quite a bit of work to do," adds Hughes. "