The Science of Big Planes Airbus has introduced The A380, the world's largest aircraft to date. It's capable of holding up to 800 passengers, and airports are spending millions to make room for the plane's enormous wingspan. Just how much bigger can planes get?
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Airbus has introduced The A380, the world's largest aircraft to date. It's capable of holding up to 800 passengers, and airports are spending millions to make room for the plane's enormous wingspan. Just how much bigger can planes get?