The latest model of super-modern aircraft was shown at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2011.
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by the European corporation Airbus, a subsidiary of EADS. It is the largest passenger airliner in the world. Due to its size, many airports had to modify and improve facilities to accommodate it.
Its seat capacity accounts for 853 passengers which means that the airplane can take all pupils of a regular school to the place of destination easily.
The plane can handle long nonstop flights making a flight from Moscow to Sidney nice and easy.
It took 10 years to develop the vehicle whereas its total cost accounted for 12 billion Euro.
According to Airbus, they need to sell 420 airplanes to cover their expenses. Test works are carried out at every flight.
The airplane weighs 280 tones. It also has four engines.
The plane is capable to carry up to 150 tones at the distance of 10 370 km.