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      04-12-2011, 10:23 AM   #1
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a380 tosses around a CRJ like a rag doll



almost looks fake
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wow...seems possible..the a380 is 5 times its size
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Saw this last night. Crazy shit. That Jumbo that AirFrance has is ridiculous.
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is that what they call a "parking lot fender-bender?"
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That plane is stupid big.
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Wow, I heard about this on the news this morning and they made it sound like they just touched or rubbed against each other. This vid is crazy!
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note to airport maintenance crews - repaint taxi stripes 10' further out.
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Typical rude french, bumping into another as they pass without so much as a "sorry about that"
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Daaaaamn! Imagine what it was like sitting in that CRJ!
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Damn, the CRJ was still pulling into the gate (with passengers inside!) when the A380 struck. It's a miracle that the ground crew wasn't hurt. The A380 is supposed to make sure the CRJ completely cleared the taxi way before passing behind it. That's the problem with building bigger and bigger aircrafts. Most US airports are fairly old and can only do so much to make the airport A380 compatible. Even though JFK is A380 certified, it really leaves very little buffer for error.

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The A380 is a beast of an aircraft, i want to be able to fly her one day



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wow thats crazy!
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Wow, That CRJ really held up, I figured it would had torn the tail right off...
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the 47 is still a better looking aircraft.



This is the new 747-8.
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This is the new 747-8.
i AGREE, but sadly not alot of major airlines are willing to buy it because the a380 is the better choice with capacity and rang. Big players like Singapore Airlines and Emirates have said they will not buy the 747-8i, unless it was for their cargo subsidy.
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i AGREE, but sadly not alot of major airlines are willing to buy it because the a380 is the better choice with capacity and rang. Big players like Singapore Airlines and Emirates have said they will not buy the 747-8i, unless it was for their cargo subsidy.
Yeah it seems Boeing was too late with this one. But I'd rather entrust my life to a Boeing at 35,000ft than an Airbus
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i AGREE, but sadly not alot of major airlines are willing to buy it because the a380 is the better choice with capacity and rang. Big players like Singapore Airlines and Emirates have said they will not buy the 747-8i, unless it was for their cargo subsidy.
Correct. But this is something I completely don't understand. Most, if not all, of these international airlines have 747s in their fleet. The 800 shares many components with its smaller counterpart. For maintenance, it would only make sense to go with the 747 again to keep the fleet simple (~think jetblue, although they screwed up by adding Embraer to its fleet). The A380 only has about 50 more seats than the 800. I think there is more to this than capacity.
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There must have been an invasion or real war starting up because the French were getting the hell out of there
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Yeah it seems Boeing was too late with this one. But I'd rather entrust my life to a Boeing at 35,000ft than an Airbus
Its more like entrusting your life on a safe airline than the aircraft. For me, i will NEVER step foot on a China airlines, i will always try to fly with Singapore Airlines, not because of their great service but because of their safety record and strict maintenance program.
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This is the new 747-8.
if it ain't boeing, i ain't going.
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That Boeing reminds me of a blue whale. Massive
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