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Old 23rd May 2008, 19:53   #31
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Wow! Quite an experience. Must have been something very different,flying in the world's biggest commercial aircraft.
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Old 25th May 2008, 00:18   #32
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something similar here

rediff.com: Inside the Airbus A380
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Old 25th May 2008, 03:05   #33
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The one thing that you notice is that incredibly quite compared to the older generation aircrafts. It is similar to wearing a noise cancellation headphone.
This is the one thing I really want to see in the A380. The huge size and massive passenger carrying ability will matter only to geeks like us. The average economy class traveller may get a bit more space here and there but it still isnt that groundbreaking now is it? What really will set the A380 apart is the fact that it is supposed to be a lot quiter and smoother than an ordinary aircraft.
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Old 25th May 2008, 10:01   #34
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Nice & Sweet Pics. Next time I go to London I am going to fly in one of these ( if there are any that go direct from Delhi )

The Cocoons ( First Class ) look so nice.
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Old 25th May 2008, 12:03   #35
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Congrats jango. The connectivity features are cool. How did you find the seat legspace ? Is this signficantly more than B777-300ER/200ER ? Otherwise, the long flights which A380 can make, and with that many passengers can get tedious ?
Seat legspace humm !! well a little better but not that great too.
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Old 25th May 2008, 12:07   #36
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what is pic 10 exactly, looks like cubicles but its looking funny and bad


That's the business class just infront of economy !!
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Old 1st June 2008, 10:09   #37
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Wow Awesome Jango , Thanks for sharing.

USB port connectivity! that would be really cool. I am sure it is no more going to be boring journey
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Wow Awesome Jango , Thanks for sharing.

USB port connectivity! that would be really cool. I am sure it is no more going to be boring journey
Yeah IsacM, but to be frank its a pain to use the receiver cum keyboard.

If only they had provided economy class passengers with the option to connect the laptop to the power supply.
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man this thing is huuuugeee. look how measly those men look beneath those monstrous engines
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Why only 550 people ?

Get rid of first class and business class and you can carry 800 people in one flight !!

even having 50 or so business class seats, you can still carry 700 people.
Dude you have to consider the payload capacity too.
you simply cant remove the comfy seats and put buslike banch seats and accomodate 1000 people.

Add to that their luggage (20 kgs per person)

You have to consider a "factor of safety"
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Super stuff Jango, I just saw this thread.
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Old 18th June 2008, 22:31   #42
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Now, that's a first! I have read many reviews about Cars & bikes here but not one review about planes. Nice Job Jango!
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Dude you have to consider the payload capacity too.
you simply cant remove the comfy seats and put buslike banch seats and accomodate 1000 people.

Add to that their luggage (20 kgs per person)

You have to consider a "factor of safety"
Hehe. I never thought so much. You think too much!! :
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Yesterday was my first time on board an A380 (Dubai - Munich, Emirates). The significant reduction in noise and the smooth take off and landings are probably the biggest pluses. I did not notice any significant improvement in space and to be honest the interiors were noting to rave about when compared with other long distance aircrafts from the same airline. The lounge was a bit of a let down - it felt eerily similar to the pantry car on ICE train that I took to Frankfurt last week.

That said a significantly lower level of wind noise can make a dramatic difference to fatigue on a 7 hour flight. This aspect alone makes the A380 a benchmark in long distance air travel. Wonder how the Boeing Dreamliner fares in comparison.
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Yesterday was my first time on board an A380 (Dubai - Munich, Emirates).
Which airline did you fly Zed-EK?

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Thanks for putting up this thread Jango.
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