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Rise of the Machines: Jumbo Jet

(44) tv-pg

Rise of the Machines: Jumbo Jet

(44 min) tv-pg

Step inside the world's largest passenger plane, the Airbus A380. Explore the incredible technology that pushes 600 tons of aircraft nearly 6,000 miles in just ten hours. How do the A380's shape-shifting wings mimic a bald eagle's flexible feathers? How have the fan-blades inside it's super-powered jet engines evolved from the slashing Samurai sword?