DeC
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:07 am

Don't know if this' been posted before, did a search but couldn't find anything. Anyway, it's a really impressive video, imo.

Enjoy.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6x6mKBajQI
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:31 am

Very nice indeed. Is that cabin real or a mock up ?
 
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:40 am

It's real since it was a test flight. Also, have you noticed how quiet this plane is in the inside? Impressive.

[Edited 2007-01-23 01:42:33]
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:43 am

This flight took place during one of the route proving flights. The cabin interior is real and fully functional. This video clip was taken from the Airbus web site. Where all the other videos are available.

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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:24 pm

Tell them to bring the A380 to LAX and I will fly CZ for sure!!!
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:49 pm

Thank you very much for posting. That was awesome! Can't wait for these birds to enter commercial service.

Hands up to China Southern as well!

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DeC
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:33 pm

..and those flight attendants.....my God, gorgeous!
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:25 am

Like the PLA general seen in the clip. Probably wondering how many para-troops he could stuff into one of them or how many tanks a F version would hold.
 
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:40 am

Like the PLA general seen in the clip. Probably wondering how many para-troops he could stuff into one of them or how many tanks a F version would hold.

LOL
 
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:17 am

It's interesting to notice that Mr. LIU Shaoyong, apparently the president of CZ (or so it says) and apparently also a pilot, doesn't speak english and needs an interpreter... Or maybe he chose not to?
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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:28 am

Quoting LAXdude1023 (Reply 4):
Tell them to bring the A380 to LAX and I will fly CZ for sure!!!

I'm with you for sure if (and when) the A380 comes to Los Angeles.

Quoting DeC (Reply 2):
have you noticed how quiet this plane is in the inside? Impressive.

 Wow! Wow, I was impressed. And the passengers looked very relaxed in every class of service.

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A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:57 am

Quoting Francoflier (Reply 9):
Or maybe he chose not to?

a natural connection to the french then!


that cockpit looks amazing. cant wait for EIS
what seems to be the officer, problem?
 
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RE: A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 7:42 am

Quoting DeC (Thread starter):
Anyway, it's a really impressive video, imo.

Enjoy.

Indeed. Short and sweet, just the way I like it. I might have to fly CZ, their flight attendants aren't bad!  Wink

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RE: A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 7:52 am

But I presume it's not the standard cabin for China Southern?
 
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RE: A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:08 am

Quoting Francoflier (Reply 9):
It's interesting to notice that Mr. LIU Shaoyong, apparently the president of CZ (or so it says) and apparently also a pilot, doesn't speak english and needs an interpreter... Or maybe he chose not to?



Quoting ChrisH (Reply 11):
a natural connection to the french then!

LMAO Took the words right out of my mouth!
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RE: A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:22 am

Quoting Triple Seven (Reply 8):
Like the PLA general seen in the clip. Probably wondering how many para-troops he could stuff into one of them or how many tanks a F version would hold.

LOL

Had the same thought.  checkeredflag 
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RE: A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:36 am

Quoting WN230 (Reply 10):
Quoting LAXdude1023 (Reply 4):
Tell them to bring the A380 to LAX and I will fly CZ for sure!!!

I'm with you for sure if (and when) the A380 comes to Los Angeles.

I agree! Just one thing though, I live in VA now. By the way, can terminal 5 take an A380, I believe it can take a 747 now?
 
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RE: A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:18 am

The best part was the FA's. Man, those windows look small!  Smile
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RE: A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:36 pm

Quoting DeC (Reply 2):
Also, have you noticed how quiet this plane is in the inside? Impressive.

I'm sure it is quiet and will be one of the quietest in the sky, but no video can demonstrate that because it would depend on miking, production levels, filters, etc.
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