The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine airliner manufactured by the European corporation Airbus, an EADS subsidiary. The largest passenger airliner in the world, the A380 made its maiden flight on April 27, 2005 from Toulouse, France, and made its first commercial flight on October 25, 2007 from Singapore to Sydney with Singapore Airlines. The aircraft was known as the Airbus A3XX during much of its development phase, but the nickname Superjumbo has since become associated with it.
The A380's upper deck extends along almost the entire length of the fuselage, and its width is equivalent to that of a widebody aircraft. This allows for a cabin with 50% more floor space than the next-largest airliner, the Boeing 747-400, and provides seating for 525 people in standard three-class configuration or up to 853 people in all economy class configuration. The A380 is offered in passenger and freighter versions. The A380-800, the passenger model, is the largest passenger airliner in the world, but has a shorter fuselage than the Airbus A340-600 which is Airbus' next biggest passenger aeroplane. The A380-800F, the freighter model, is offered as one of the largest freight aircraft, with a listed payload capacity exceeded only by the Antonov An-225. The A380-800 has a design range of 15,200 kilometres (8,200 nmi), sufficient to fly from New York to Hong Kong for example, and a cruising speed of Mach 0.85 (about 900 km/h or 560 mph at cruise altitude).
[b]Readme #1[/b] Note that I did not create this plane. All that I did was make it useable in FSX. Please read the original readme and pdf file for credits and copyrite information. This plane has been tested by me and has worked flawlessly in FSX. If you have any questions or comments email me at email@example.com This file is only to be used as freeware. Do not upload on ANY payware site!!!!!!!!! ----------------------------------------Installation------------------------------------ 1. Download from website. 2. Open up file (it should be named after the plane you downloaded) 3. Right click and cut the file. 4. Open up the FSX aircraft folder by doing the following: a. Click start and select My Computer b. Click on Local Disk (C:) c. Click on the file titled Program Files d. Click on the folder titled Microsoft Games e. Click on the folder titled Microsoft Flight Simulator X f. Click on the folder titled SimObjects g. Click on the folder titled Airplanes 5. After you have the apropriate folder open, right click and paste the folder that you downloaded into the file that you opened up. (Note: This is how you install ALL airplanes for FSX) ____________________________________________________ [b]Readme #2[/b] A380 'First Flight' repaint by Darren Boon Model by Robert Versluys. (FS2004 version) Installation: ************* Unzip (Extract) to your aircraft folder. Panel and sounds are aliased to the default planes, to reduce the file size. You can find suitable sounds in the Avsim.com file library, and other FS websites :) LEGAL: ********* 1) Visual model and Paint Kit Textures: Robert Versluys. Please read the PDF file enclosed in this archive. It contains important user and legal info. 2) A380 'Reveal' livery by Darren Boon (firstname.lastname@example.org). Do not modify this package without my permission. Contact me (email@example.com) if you want to modify and re-distribute this software product. All logos are artistic representations. All airline logos are owned by their respective companies. My repaint is an artistic representation of the prototype A380 paint scheme. There may be a few inaccuracies, and you must accept the software product 'as is'. I'm not responsible for any damages resulting in the use of this software product :) ********* This package cannot be sold on a compilation CD or other media. This is freeware. Don't make money out of other people's work! **********
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