How to assemble an airplane in 7 minutes

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  1. TrickyDisco

    TrickyDisco <b><font color=blue>Voted TFW2005's Sexiest Female

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    Even though it it time-lapsed, it looks pretty darn awesome. (beware those with 56k!)

    That's a mighty big plane...


    And as usual I post my Disclaimer:
    Just in case this has been posted before, I didn't see it, so I'm posting it again! So there! :p  )
     
  2. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    I found that far more interesting than I thought I would.

    I liked the shot of them painting it.
     
  3. Chaos Muffin

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    What's your vector Victor
     
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    Turbocharger We should get more letter

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    "You ever been in a cockpit before?"
     
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    Wing alpha <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and

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    that is so FRIGGING AWSOME!

    I wish there was one for the Space shuttle!
     
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    Turbocharger We should get more letter

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  9. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    I like the shots of them worming their way through the town. I'm surprised that Airbus didn't build their own bypass.
     
  10. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I wonder why those big pieces needed to be shipped there. Couldn't they do the entire assembly at one location?

    I hope they tightened the wings down good.
     
  11. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    Imagine being some guy up late, can't sleep, so he goes outside for some air.

    And sees THAT coming down his street.


    I once owned a bookmark, it was a single piece of cardstock in a plastic sleeve. I swear, on the side was written "Made in China; assembled in Taiwan."
     
  12. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    Airbus is a multinational European company. They had existing assembly assets throughout the continent. The cost to find and build a new assembly plant to manufacture everything would have been extremely cost prohibitive.


    Yeah, because that's a step they'd forget.
     
  13. Streck

    Streck <B><FONT COLOR="#FF0000">QED</B></FONT> Veteran

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    For all their military posturing, their commercial relationship sure is cozy. :lol 
     
  14. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Time to pimp za aero!
     

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