Unformatted text preview: 4. “The 555 seat Airbus A380-800, with a non-stop range of 8,000nm, was launched in December 2000.” (“The Airbus A380 Superjumbo Twin Deck”). This could be used as a comparison to the Boeing 787. “The aluminum and fiberglass layers of Glare do not allow propagation of cracks…” (“The Airbus A380 Superjumbo Twin Deck”). This shows that the 787 does not use layers in construction where as the Airbus A380 does. 5. I would give this article a B. It includes several useful pieces of information when comparing Airbus and Boeing, however the article overall seems like pure numerical statistics instead of inside information....
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- Three '08
- Airbus, Boeing 747, Competition between Airbus and Boeing, Airbus A350, Airbus A380, Airbus A380 Superjumbo