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- 3D model of the Airbus A380-800 textured as Lufthansa.-
History ********* Airbus began engineering development work on the A380 in June 1994. Airbus studied numerous design configurations for the A380 and gave serious consideration to a single deck aircraft which would have seated 12 abreast and twin vertical tails. However Airbus settled upon a twin deck configuration, largely because of the significantly lighter structure required.-