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Dassault Falcon 900 vs Airbus A380 - Comparison

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Airbus A380

Airbus A380

The Airbus A380 is a wide-body aircraft manufactured by Airbus. It's the world's largest passenger airliner. Airbus studies began in 1988 and the project was declared to challenge the dominance of the Boeing 747. The A3XX project was introduced in 1994; Airbus launched the $9.5 billion ($10.7 billion) A380 programme on 19 December 2000. The prototype was unveiled in Toulouse on 18 January 2005, Using its first flight on 27 April 2005. Difficulties in electrical wiring caused a delay and the development cost ballooned to $18 billion. It obtained its type certificate from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on 12 December 2006. It was first delivered to Singapore Airlines on 15 October 2007 and entered service on 25.

Production peaked in 2012 and 2014 at 30 each year. However, Airbus admits that its $25 billion investment for the aircraft can't be recouped. On 14 after Emirates reduced its orders that were in favour of the A330neo and the A350, Airbus announced that A380 production would end by 2021. The aircraft nicknamed the superjumbo, has a normal seating capacity of 525, though it is certified for up to 853 passengers. It's powered by four Engine Alliance GP7200 or Rolls-Royce Trent 900 turbofans providing a range of 8,000 nmi (14,800 km). As of December 2019, Airbus has received 251 company orders and delivered 242 aircraft; Emirates is the largest customer with 123 of.

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