Video: How An Airplane Is Made

An incredible video posted by MinutePhysics that explains how Airbus designs and creates a commercial airplane. The short video takes us behind the scenes to the company’s headquarters and facilities to look at what it takes to bring the legendary airplane to life.

Shisha Lounges Onboard Emirates A380 Fleet

Emirates Airlines announced that its planning to trial new shisha lounges aboard its Airbus A380 fleet. The passengers will be able to pre-order a shisha from the onboard menu while at their seat and retire to the lounge after the main meal. The Dubai-based airline revealed that the lounges would be available to business and first class… Continue reading Shisha Lounges Onboard Emirates A380 Fleet

Colorful Paper Boats Float Across London’s Canary Wharf

Media architect Claudio Benghi and artist Gloria Ronchi, of Aether & Hemera lit up London’s Canary Wharf with a beautiful fleet of 300 paper boats, illuminated with different colored LED lights. They maintained an organized installation by connecting the boats, with threads, to the ones nearby, and several threads are also anchored to the riverbed. Each design… Continue reading Colorful Paper Boats Float Across London’s Canary Wharf

Leaks Keep A380 Fleet Grounded

Oil leaks have been found in some of the Rolls-Royce engines that power the Qantas fleet of A380 super jumbos. The problem was discovered in three engines of the Australian airline’s six Airbus A380s – grounded since an engine explosion forced a flight carrying 450 people to make an emergency landing last week. Read BBC… Continue reading Leaks Keep A380 Fleet Grounded