In the Up Front Column “Flying Over the Horizon” (AW&ST Nov. 4, p. 12) Jim Mathews's insightful analysis describes the shift toward two-engine aircraft for long-haul routes and away from four engines. However, toward the end of the article he relates the number of Airbus A380s as a proportion of population by country (90 A380s for 2 million people in Dubai, versus 314 million Americans and no A380s, and China with a populace of 1.34 billion and five A380s) as a way to further ...
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