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Airbus to build plane that's even uglier than the A380


Re: The A380 is not ugly!

Liked the Air Force museum at Dayton...

I took my wife by to see some fantastic aircraft, and got her positioned at the B36 single tire feature (the tire was on its side).

She asked me where the tire was - and I said "Behind you". Still didn't see the tire... Until she saw the placard well around to her right.

She had thought the tire was a curved wall, and the almost 7' width of the tire prevented her from seeing it... She was all of 5' 1.

Too bad it is counted as a minor display, but it is the largest tire ever made for an aircraft (

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