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World's biggest airliner : the Airbus A380 : the race to build

Author: Ben BowieTom BrisleyJohn TravoltaGlenn WrageMatthew Dodd-NobleAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Discovery Communications, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Shows the building of Airbus A380. The A380's wing is made in the UK, the tail fin in Spain and the fuselage in Germany. But how will each of these tremendous jigsaw pieces be transported to Toulouse, France for final assembly? The answer lies in the construction of a new ship, a series of barges and the world's biggest truck convoy. Plus, learn how Rolls Royce engineers designed, tested and built the mega engines  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Bowie; Tom Brisley; John Travolta; Glenn Wrage; Matthew Dodd-Noble; Darlow Smithson Productions.; Learning Channel (Firm); Channel 4 International.; Discovery Communications, Inc.
OCLC Number: 61140988
Credits: Editor, Matthew Dodd-Noble.
Cast: Hosted by John Travolta ; narrator, Glenn Wrage.
Description: 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: World's biggest airliner : the Airbus A380 : the race to build
Race to build
Airbus A380
Responsibility: a Darlow Smithson production for TLC and Channel 4 ; written and directed by Ben Bowie ; executive producer, Tom Brisley.

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Shows the building of Airbus A380. The A380's wing is made in the UK, the tail fin in Spain and the fuselage in Germany. But how will each of these tremendous jigsaw pieces be transported to Toulouse, France for final assembly? The answer lies in the construction of a new ship, a series of barges and the world's biggest truck convoy. Plus, learn how Rolls Royce engineers designed, tested and built the mega engines capable of hauling and lifting this massive aircraft.

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