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Winged wonder: Bristol aircraft the Airbus A380 is among world's top achievements

IT was more than a decade late and cost an extra £5 billion than planned to build. But the A380 super-jumbo has been described as one of the engineering wonders of the world. The massive aircraft is at the forefront of the aviation industry. It is the latest in a long line of landmark aircraft to come out of Bristol. This week it was named – by industry bible Engineers Week – one of the modern wonders of the world. It has been compared alongside advances such as wind power and 3D films as a… ( More...

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