Airbus Sees Option For 10% More Seats In A380

By Jens Flottau jens.flottau@aviationweek.com
Source: AWIN First

Airbus has been offering a 575-ton weight option since early 2013. That translates into 8-ton additional payload or 500 naut. mi. more range. Maximum take-off weight is raised by 15 tons, and maximum zero fuel weight and maximum landing weight by 8 tons each. “Further tweaking for the wing twist helps improve aerodynamic flow,” says Executive Vice President Programs, Tom Williams.


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