In the Super Bowl of the airline industry, there are two opposing sides: Airbus of Europe versus Boeing of America. Both sides have only one goalto become the world's leading aircraft maker. This is the remarkable account of Airbus' launch of the largest passenger plane ever to fly, and how they risked everything in a heavyweight contest where the money is staggering and the political stakes are high. The Airbus A380 will be a monster above the clouds with gyms, a nightclub in the sky, and a 550 passenger capacity, versus ...

Flight of the Titans 2006, Virgin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780753510148

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