Superjumbo

Here in Toulouse, France, Google Earth finally gets its first glimpse of the largest passenger airliner in the world, the Airbus A380 “Superjumbo“. The A380 is a double-decker, four-engined aircraft which provides seating for 525 people in standard three-class configuration or up to 853 people in full economy class mode. It takes 3,600 litres (950 gallons) of paint to cover the exterior, and each one has 530 km (330 miles) of wiring! Actually there’s two of these monster planes here at Toulouse airport, the other being parked just to the north, as this is where they’re assembled. It…

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