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18 Years Ago The Airbus A380 Took Its 1st Flight

On the afternoon of April 27, 2005, four large Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines roared over the skies of Toulouse, the cumulation of over a decade of planning. Captained by Airbus' Chief Test Pilot Jacques Rosay and Vice President of Flight Division Claude Lelaie, the inaugural flight of the Airbus A380 ushered in a brief but very exciting period for commercial aviation. ( More...

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