Tall Tail

I feel confident many readers have sent notes about the height of the Airbus A380's tail as cited in “Mixed Feelings” (AW&ST July 8, p. 22). Although it's fun to imagine the size of a behemoth carrier with a nearly 1,000-ft.-high tail, I'm betting the writer meant that the aircraft sports a 24-meter...

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