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A380 coming to Heathrow....at last!!!

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pilotwannabe Chief Captain

Airbus have confirmed that the Airbus A380 will be coming to heathrow on Thursday May 18, to perform ground taxiway and airport calibration work.

YES!!!!! Wink

Big Grin

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Germán Campopiano (Oberkomando) Chief Captain

pilotwannabe wrote:

Airbus have confirmed that the Airbus A380 will be coming to heathrow on Thursday May 18, to perform ground taxiway and airport calibration work.

YES!!!!! Wink

Big Grin

Thats good news, cool, it would be great to see that.
Thanks for that info PW Very Happy .



Last edited by Germán Campopiano (Oberkomando) on Fri May 12, 2006 2:19 am, edited 1 time in total
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Jonathan (99jolegg) Chief Captain

Interesting news Thumbs Up! Last time I heard, they were widening taxiways, runways and gates to accommodate it ROFL

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ceetee Chief Captain

Last time I heard, they were widening taxiways, runways and gates to accommodate it

Same with my local airport, Auckland International

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PanAmerican Captain

Remember to take some pics.

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pilotwannabe Chief Captain

PanAmerican wrote:

Remember to take some pics.

Well, I won't be able to see it unfortunately Sad , school that day Read Wall Bashing

Wink

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amermel First Officer

pilotwannabe wrote:

PanAmerican wrote:

Remember to take some pics.

Well, I won't be able to see it unfortunately Sad , school that day Read Wall Bashing

Wink

skip Wink Wink

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pilotwannabe Chief Captain

amermel wrote:

skip Wink Wink

I would but I have an exam the next day so my mum won't let me Crying or Very sad Hit with Chair

Coolamir Guest

Hey guys sos 2 hear dat u cant make it dere but i heard it comin 12pm and landing on da southern runway den it will make its way to the new Terminal 3 Pier 6 Stand. Luckily i got study leave so i get to go!

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Mohit (Mc_GaNgStA) First Officer

Will A380 come to Málaga, Spain? Or has it already?

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pilotwannabe Chief Captain

I don't think it has been there and doubt it ever will unfortunately. The runways probably too thin among other things. Wink

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amermel First Officer

sweet do you guys know that the A-380 is at the Berlin Air Show?

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amermel First Officer

pilotwannabe wrote:

amermel wrote:

skip Wink Wink

I would but I have an exam the next day so my mum won't let me Crying or Very sad Hit with Chair

that stinks

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chlorinekid Trainee

pilotwannabe wrote:

PanAmerican wrote:

Remember to take some pics.

Well, I won't be able to see it unfortunately Sad , school that day Read Wall Bashing

Wink

I think you'll find you're ill that day pal.... Smile Smile

also, can i just say that i dont think the following emoticon combo is used nearly enough...

Ass Whip

haha

can i also add that this has nothing to do with pilotwannabes post hehe

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Germán Campopiano (Oberkomando) Chief Captain

amermel wrote:

sweet do you guys know that the A-380 is at the Berlin Air Show?

I do, i´ve been seing it on the news, and internet. Wink

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simon roourke (simon123) First Officer

Dam you beat me to it!! was going to post the same thing.

but yes its true. its on its way. was watching it on sky news today. now i live in leicester. uk. now will i see it????? i,ll be out the door if i hear any- thing flying over my head!!,, Razz

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liam (Liono) Chief Captain

Have a read here BBC Website

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pilotwannabe Chief Captain

Not long to go now....it's due in from Berlin at 13:20 BST. Wink

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Jonathan (99jolegg) Chief Captain

You can watch the landing on the link provided by Liono. It is at the top right of the written page Wink

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pilotwannabe Chief Captain

That link just takes me to a help page Jon, where do I go from there to view the film?? Wink

Thanks Very Happy Very Happy

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Jonathan (99jolegg) Chief Captain

pilotwannabe wrote:

That link just takes me to a help page Jon, where do I go from there to view the film?? Wink

Thanks Very Happy Very Happy

The link I posted before didn't work so I edited my post Embarassed

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4990780.stm -- The link for the video is in the top right hand corner, just below the picture of the A380 Wink



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pilotwannabe Chief Captain

Great Thumbs Up!

Thankyou Jon Wink

pedz Guest

does anyone know when it will be taking off?

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pedz wrote:

does anyone know when it will be taking off?

It flies out some time tomorrow according to BBC Wink

pedz Guest

pilotwannabe wrote:

pedz wrote:

does anyone know when it will be taking off?

It flies out some time tomorrow according to BBC Wink

ohh im back at work omorrow Sad hopefully i wont be that busy so i can get down there Smile

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chlorinekid Trainee

lots of media available on the bbc website including videos of the test simulator and a tour of the plane...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4990780.stm

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jelami First Officer

Man did that thing come down hard Help! Puke Up
I can picture my co-pilot saying "I hope we didn't bend the struts:

In all fairness, that is one mighty big plane to land on that narrow patch of concrete

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PanAmerican Captain

I found this on Yahoo. Thought You would like to see it: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060518/ap_on_re_eu/britain_airbus

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simon roourke (simon123) First Officer

yep it made a safe landing!!

now was watching news as i watch a lot of that kind of thing, it did say that it can hold up to 800. people??????
is that right????

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pilotwannabe Chief Captain

Yep...I believe its now been certified to hold a maximum of 853 people Wink

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Germán Campopiano (Oberkomando) Chief Captain

Liono wrote:

Have a read here BBC Website

Thanks for the site. Smile

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