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Air Buss Accedent A380

For those that are Not aware of this type of plane. The damge to this plane was to say the least Potententialy Life threatning if you see the Pictures the areas I circled are very Crucial to this planes flight. In the "Photo Wing Damage" The wing took a pretty good hit. and probably jsut missed the fuel cells (Fuel tanks)
The Forn areas that I listed as air Brakes are to hel stable lizw the plane when its coming in for a landing and aids in slowing the plane as well as preventing it from stalling and they extend all the way forward they help create resistance slowing the pane even on the ground. The Flaps also aid in elevation and also serve as a a way for the plane to gain lift or cause it to decend. dammage to these critical parts also can effect the steeling of these massif jets.

These people had a very close call. and when you have a window by the wing, you need to identify possible threats .. The best thing to do is if your not sure and you don't want to allert or cause panic and if you are not sure what you are seeing constitute as an issue or not, quietly call for a steward{s} and they thn can ask the captian. The unknown rules of flying is that any one near an emergencey exit needs to be able to remain calm in case of an emergencey and any one sitting by a wing and taping , ones video can be confiscated for evaluation and reasons to determin the cause of failure.

it is amazing the dammage these things can sustain befor bring them down.

Measurement A380-800 A380-800F
Cockpit crew Two
Seating capacity 525 (3-class)[90]
644 (2-class)
853 (1-class) 12 couriers
Length overall 72.73 m (238.6 ft)[218]
Wingspan 79.75 m (261.6 ft)[219]
Height 24.45 m (80.2 ft)[218]
Wheelbase 33.58 m (110.2 ft) wing landing gear
36.85 m (120.9 ft) body landing gear[218]
Wheel track 12.46 m (40.9 ft)[218]
Outside fuselage width 7.14 m (23.4 ft)
Outside fuselage height 8.41 m (27.6 ft)
Maximum cabin width 6.58 m (21.6 ft) Main deck
5.92 m (19.4 ft) Upper deck (floor level)
Cabin length 49.9 m (164 ft) Main deck
44.93 m (147.4 ft) Upper deck
Wing area 845 m2 (9,100 sq ft)
Aspect ratio 7.5
Wing sweep 33.5°
Maximum taxi/ramp weight 571,000 kg (1,260,000 lb) 592,000 kg (1,310,000 lb)
Maximum take-off weight 569,000 kg (1,250,000 lb) 590,000 kg (1,300,000 lb)
Maximum landing weight 391,000 kg (860,000 lb) 427,000 kg (940,000 lb)
Maximum zero fuel weight 366,000 kg (810,000 lb) 402,000 kg (890,000 lb)
Typical Operating empty weight 276,800 kg (610,000 lb) 252,200 kg (556,000 lb)
Maximum structural payload 89,200 kg (197,000 lb) 149,800 kg (330,000 lb)
Maximum cargo volume 176 m3 (6,200 cu ft)[220] 1,134 m3 (40,000 cu ft)[221]
Maximum operating speed
at cruise altitude Mach 0.89[90]
(945 km/h, 587 mph, 510 knots)
Maximum speed Mach 0.96[222]
(at cruise altitude: 1020 km/h, 634 mph, 551 knots)
Take off run at MTOW/SL ISA 2,750 m (9,020 ft)[159] 2,900 m (9,500 ft)[159]
Range at design load 15,200 km (8,200 nmi, 9,400 mi) 10,400 km (5,600 nmi, 6,400 mi)
Service ceiling 13,115 m (43,028 ft)[223]
Maximum fuel capacity 323,546 L
(85,472 US gal) 310,000 L
(81,893 US gal),
323,546 L
(85,472 US gal) option
Engines (4 x) GP7270 (A380-861)
Trent 970/B (A380-841)
Trent 972/B (A380-842) GP7277 (A380-863F)
Trent 977/B (A380-843F)
Thrust (4 x) 311 kN (70,000 lbf) - 355 kN (80,000 lbf)[224][225]

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Wow says ... on Thursday, Nov 11 at 11:15 AM

@Anonymous With the spelling, I can only imagine you are the OP. It's "Pitot tube." @lee98632 Blame wiki? Wiki is the worst source for primary information. You can't spell-check what's posted on wiki before regurgitating it?

lee98632 says ... on Wednesday, Nov 10 at 8:41 PM

eh at this was a passanger plane.

Aweosme says ... on Sunday, Nov 7 at 9:33 PM

A380 is the worlds largest strategic bomber. They really are lucky it was only a training mission, if it had been loaded with all of its bomb payload the entire plane would have exploded.

PDXWerewolf says ... on Sunday, Nov 7 at 2:54 PM

This article hurt my brain.

Bongo says ... on Sunday, Nov 7 at 1:18 PM

Just another good reason to not fly commercially. Along with getting sexually mauled by a TSA agent, it's no fun anymore.

BrokenCameraPDX says ... on Sunday, Nov 7 at 7:19 AM

Very lucky ending with this uncontained engine failure. Anyone remember United Airlines 232 DC-10 in Sioux City, Iowa in the late 1980s?

lee98632 says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 7:17 PM

@GetALife I am sorry that you suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder @pilot2004 thank you @Uhmmm there made of Carbon and aluminum Carbon is Light and strong as well as flexible aluminum is in the wings framing and final Covering.

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 6:16 PM

Nor do they know the reason fror propper gorunding of the aircraft for refuling.

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 6:15 PM

is nor do they even know that small craft spit fuel out deliberately and it expands.

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 6:15 PM

Nowshall we go into details on how High and Low pressures create lift? I aint toatlay stupid on the subect you know. And I Admitted to 1 error. How ever. most people out there havnt even herd of a peto tube. heck they don't even know a breather hole

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 6:11 PM

Often, characteristics of both spoilers and air brakes are desirable and are combined - most modern airliner jets feature combined spoiler and air brake controls.

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 6:11 PM

In aeronautics, air brakes are a type of flight control surface used on an aircraft to increase drag or increase the angle of approach during landing.

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 6:07 PM

Spoilers differ from airbrakes in that airbrakes are designed to increase drag making little change to lift, while spoilers greatly reduce lift making only a moderate increase in drag. If you want to split hairs then at least be accurate.

lee98632 says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 6:05 PM

In aeronautics a spoiler (sometimes called a lift dumper) is a device intended to reduce lift in an aircraft.Spoilers are plates on the top surface of a wing which can be extended upward into the airflow and spoil it.

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 5:30 PM

angle of Attack

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 5:29 PM

Air brakes differ from spoilers in that air brakes are designed to increase drag while making little change to lift, whereas spoilers greatly reduce the lift-to-drag ratio and require a higher angle of attack to maintain lift, resulting in a higher

lee98632 says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 5:28 PM

In aeronautics, air brakes are a type of flight control surface used on an aircraft to increase drag or increase the angle of approach during landing.

lee98632 says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 5:23 PM

ah thanks for the corections but leave to wiki to have the issues lol...OkI made a mistake on the wing strcutre but wiki made issues on the rest.

Dave says ... on Saturday, Nov 6 at 5:52 AM

"Airbus" not Air Buss. hel stable lizw. "Plane's" not planes. Random capitalization. Unknown or unwritten rules? "one's" not ones. Is English your first language?

GregG says ... on Friday, Nov 5 at 8:42 PM

...More Cont...with the size of the A380, I'm surprised they can get it moving that fast. Enjoy it if they can do it. Ciao.

GregG says ... on Friday, Nov 5 at 8:41 PM

...Continued...Most commercial aircraft cruise at .85-.87 Mach (max). Above that the wings begin to buffet and that makes the passengers very uneasy. I'm not saying the EADS hasn't designed a go-fast wing, I'm just saying. I'm calling BS on that.

GetALife says ... on Friday, Nov 5 at 8:02 PM

Looking at your past "contributions," it appears your "opinion" of this situation is nothing more than highly inconsequential. Do not comment on matters to which you are not privy. You would be guilt of causing unneeded hysteria.

Uhmmm. says ... on Friday, Nov 5 at 7:58 PM

I'd strongly recommend you get a degree in aeronautical engineering. The wings are made of aluminum, thus, made to be punctured. The wing tanks of jet fuel are reinforced, thanks to the Concorde accident. Learn to use spell check, too.

Errrrr says ... on Friday, Nov 5 at 5:32 PM

Is this an article that could genuinely get posted? It is the worst written piece of tripe ever. I can only assume a 5 year old wrote it.

pilot2004 says ... on Friday, Nov 5 at 4:19 PM

The leading edge slats, along with flaps at the rear of the wings, help the wing create additional lift and allow the plane to fly at slower speeds. Generally, the plane should be able to fly with damaged slats, although only at faster speeds.

BrokenCameraPDX says ... on Friday, Nov 5 at 4:09 PM

The "air brakes" in the diagram are leading edge flaps. Air brakes, or spoilers, are near the trailing edge near the wing flaps.

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