Quick Snapshot: 747 vs. A380 Orderbook Comparison

The first A380 was delivered on October 12, 2007 -- 2,280 days ago. During that time, 122 A380s have been delivered. How does this compare to the 747 in its early days?

  747* A380**  Difference      
DELIVERIES 271 122  149      
BACKLOG 39 187  148      
TOTAL CUSTOMERS 42 20  22      
  *as of March 10, 1976 (2,280 days after first delivery)
  ** as of January 8, 2014 (2,280 days after first delivery)

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