Airbus A380

In developing the 525-passenger A380, Airbus chose to leap past Boeing’s 747 in capacity class. Boeing markets the 747-8 to compete with the A380 indirectly, but no direct competition to the A380 exists in the 500-plus-seat market. The A380 is powered by four turbofan engines rated at 70,000-76,500...

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