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Monday, March 19, 2007: Airbus A380 makes its first visit to Los Angeles

Airbus A380 makes its first visit to Los Angeles, March 19, 2007 The first prototype of the Airbus A380, F-WWOW landed at Los Angeles International Airport for the first time at 9:30 AM PDT on Monday, March 19, 2007. It arrived from Toulouse, France with the call sign Airbus 101 Super. It departed on Tuesday, March 20.

November 29, 2007, Airbus A380 at Los Angeles International

Airbus A380 at Los Angeles International, November 29, 2007 Airbus A380-841 F-WWJB landed at Los Angeles International Airport at 11:45 AM PDT on Wednesday, November 28, 2007. It arrived from Minneapolis-St. Paul with the call sign Airbus 704 Super. It made a demonstration flight at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 29 and departed for Sydney, Australia on Friday morning at 8:00. QANTAS will begin scheduled A380 operatinos at Los Angeles in 2008.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013, Los Angeles International

Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-841 9V-SKK, August 20, 2013 Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-841 9V-SKK first flew as F-WWAH on September 10, 2009. Its construction number is 51. It was delivered to Singapore Airlines on July 16, 2010.

Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-841 9V-SKK, August 20, 2013 Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-841 9V-SKK

Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF, August 20, 2013 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF first flew as F-WWAU on August 27, 2010. Its construction number is 64. It was delivered to Air France on June 17, 2011.

Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF, August 20, 2013 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF

Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF, August 20, 2013 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF

Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF, August 20, 2013 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF

Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF, August 20, 2013 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF

Monday, January 19, 2015, Los Angeles International

Singapore Airbus A380-841 9V-SKN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Singapore Airbus A380-841 9V-SKN first flew as F-WWSX on November 8, 2010. Its construction number is 71. It was delivered to Singapore Airlines on September 14, 2011.

Photography Prints Singapore Airbus A380-841 9V-SKN, LAX, January 19, 2015. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Emirates  Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO first flew as F-WWAX on June 3, 2013. Its construction number is 136. It was delivered to Emirates on October 29, 2013.

Photography Prints Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, LAX, January 19, 2015. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI first flew as F-WWSL on March 8, 2013. Its construction number is 115. It was delivered to Air France on September 12, 2013.

Photography Prints Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, LAX, January 19, 2015. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Korean Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611 first flew as F-WWAT on November 16, 2010. Its construction number is 35. It was delivered to Korean Air on May 31, 2011.

Photography Prints Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611, LAX, January 19, 2015. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE first flew as F-WWAS on October 9, 2013. Its construction number is 148. It was delivered to British Airways on March 6, 2014.

Photography Prints British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, LAX, January 19, 2015. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal: Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC.

Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal: Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC.

Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI

Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal: Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC.

Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611

Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611 and Boeing 777-3B5ER HL8217, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611 and Boeing 777-3B5ER HL8217. Boeing 777-3B5ER HL8217 first flew on June 1, 2011. Its construction number is 37648. It was delivered to Korean Air on June 7, 2011.

American Boeing 777-323ER N725AN, Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways 
Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing 777-323ER N725AN, Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Lufthansa Airbus A-340-642 D-AIHT, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, Los Angeles International

Asiana Airbus A380-800 HL7626, Los Angeles international Airport, May 3, 2016 Asiana Airbus A380-800 HL7626 first flew on May 25, 2014. Its construction number is 155. It was delivered to Asiana on July 24, 2014.

Asiana Airbus A380-800 HL7626 at Los Angeles International Airport on May 3, 2016, 2016 Asiana Airbus A380-800 HL7626 at Los Angeles International Airport on May 3, 2016, 2016.. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Asiana Airbus A380-800 HL7626, Los Angeles international Airport, May 3, 2016 Asiana Airbus A380-800 HL7626

Lufthansa Airbus A380-841 D-AIME, Los Angeles international Airport, May 3, 2016 Lufthansa Airbus A380-841 D-AIME first flew on August 3, 2010. Its construction number is 61. It was delivered to Lufthansa on March 15, 2011.

Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF, Los Angeles international Airport, May 3, 2016 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJF first flew as F-WWAU on August 27, 2010. Its construction number is 64. It was delivered to Air France on June 17, 2011.

British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEC, Los Angeles international Airport, May 3, 2016 British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEC first flew on March 25, 2013. Its construction number is 124. It was delivered to British Airways on October 17, 2013.

Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-841 PV-SKL, Los Angeles international Airport, May 3, 2016 Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-841 9V-SKL first flew on July 23, 2010. Its construction number is 58. It was delivered to Singapore Airlines on August 16, 2011.




Airbus A380

Wingspan: 261 feet 10 inches

Length: 239 feet 6 inches

Wing Area: 9,100 square feet

Maximum Weight: 1,235,000 pounds

Range: 8,000 nautical miles

Powerplant: 4 x 84,000 lb RR Trent 900 or Engine Alliance GP-7200




Giant Jet Airplanes

  First Flight Wing Span Length Wing Area Gross Weight Engines
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

?

197ft, 03in

206ft

3,501

545,000

2 x 71,000 lb General Electric GEnx or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000
Boeing 747-8 Jumbo Jet

2010

224ft,07in

250ft,02in

5,825

975,000

4 x 66,500 GEnx-2B67
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

2009

197ft, 03in

186ft

3,501

502,500

2 x 64,000 lb General Electric GEnx or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000
Airbus A380

2005

261ft,10in

239ft,06in

9,100

1,235,000

4 x 84,000 lb RR Trent 900 or Engine Alliance GP-7200
Boeing 777-300ER

2003

212ft,07in

242ft,04in

4,700

775,000

2 x 115,300 lb GE90-115B
Airbus A340-600

2001

208ft,02in

247ft,01in

4,729

811,300

4 x 56,000 lb RR Trent 556
Boeing 777-200

1994

209ft,01in

199ft,11in

4,605

545,000

2 x 74,000 lb PW4074, GE90-75B, or RR Trent 875
Airbus A330-300

1992

197ft,10in

208ft,10in

3,892

507,000

2 x 51,590 lb GE CF6-80E, PW4000, or RR Trent 700
Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet

1988

211ft,05in

231ft,10in

5,650

833,000

4 x 45,000 PW4062 or GE CF6-80C2B1F
Antonov An-225 Mryia

1988

290ft,00in

275ft,07in

10,280

1,300,000

6 x 51,590 lb DT-18T
Antonov An-124 Ruslan

1984

240ft,00in

227ft,00in

6,760

890,000

4 x 51,590 lb DT-18T
Tupolev 160 Blackjack 1981 182ft, 09in 177ft, 06in 3,660 606,000 4 x 50,900 lb NK-321
Lockheed C-5A Galaxy

1968

222ft,08in

247ft,10in

6,200

769,000

4 x 50,000 lb GE TF-39
Boeing 747-100 Jumbo Jet

1968

195ft,08in

231ft,04in

5,500

850,000

4 x 50,000 lb P&W JT9D
Antonov An-22 Antheus

1965

211ft,04in

189ft,07in

3,713

550,000

4 x 15,000 shp Kuznetsov NK-12MV
North American XB-70A Valkyrie

1964

105ft,00in

189ft,00in

6,297

530,000

6 x 33,000,lb J-93
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

1952

185ft,00in

157ft,07in

4,000

450,000

8 x 8,000 lb J-57
Convair YB-60

1952

206ft,05in

175ft,02in

5,239

410,000

8 x 8,000 lb J-57




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China Airlines Boeing 747-409 B-18210 Dreamliner, Los Angeles International Airport, March 2, 2006
Antonov An-225 Mriya UR82060, Zhukovsky, Russia, September 3, 1993
Evergreen International 747-273C Supertanker, N470EV, San Bernardino, California, May 31, 2006
Boeing Thai 777-3D7 HS-TKD, Los Angeles International Airport, August 20, 2013
Air Tahiti Nui Airbus A340-313E F-OLOV, Los Angeles International Airport, March 2, 2006
China Eastern Airlines Airbus A340-642 B-6052, Los Angeles International Airport, February 28, 2006
British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Los Angeles International Airport, January 19, 2015
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