The Airbus A380 is the world’s largest passenger plane, capable of transporting 520 passengers 9,000 kilometers in ten hours. Using stunning CGI animation to burst open the world’s largest passenger plane, the Airbus A380, revealing incredible technology that transports 520 passengers 9,000km in ten hours.
Air France is experiencing a two-hour delay and pilot Claude Godel must battle gridlock on the ground and turbulence in the air to guide the jet from LA to Paris, so his passengers can make connecting flights. Claude must find the most powerful part of the jet stream, a route that brings the aircraft towards dangerous turbulence while keeping his customers safe.
Peeling apart this double-decked giant will reveal five key inventions that keep the passengers safe and comfortable while cruising at 40,000 feet. How do the A380’s shape-shifting wings mimic a bald eagle’s flexible feathers? How have the fan-blades inside the A380’s super-powered jet engines evolved from the slashing Samurai sword? With 300,000 pounds of thrust and the world’s most advanced airplane wings at his disposal, every minute will count as Captain Godel streams through the skies at a speed of 950 kilometres per hour.