Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

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?

Copyright 2005 NPR

David Malakoff
More from Hawai‘i Public Radio