Oversize Expectations for the Airbus A380 | NYTimes.com

Airbus may have mistimed the market in a more fundamental way.

While European engineers were developing the plane, their counterparts at Boeing were working on alternative designs. Out of this effort came the 787 Dreamliner, with a carbon-composite fuselage, a host of electronic systems and more efficient engines that could fly longer distances while consuming less jet fuel.

via Oversize Expectations for the Airbus A380 – NYTimes.com.

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