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Success of Airbus A-380 Surprises Critics

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Success of Airbus A-380 Surprises Critics

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Success of Airbus A-380 Surprises Critics

Success of Airbus A-380 Surprises Critics

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The new Airbus A-380 makes a huge showing at an air show in Paris, defying critics that predicted the double-decker plane would be a failure. Airbus already has more than 100 orders for the A-380, which seats more than 500 people and is the world's largest civilian aircraft. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards.