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How you change an Airbus A380 engine

It's complicated job when you need to swap out a Rolls-Royce jet engine on a giant Airbus A380. CNET takes you inside a British Airways hanger at London's Heathrow airport to see how it's done.

23 Images By June 30, 2016


The Airbus A380 is flying into turbulent skies

The aircraft maker announces at the Farnborough International Airshow that it is sharply cutting production of the jumbo jet.

By July 13, 2016


Flying an Airbus A380 like a fighter jet

To fly the world's largest airliner you need courage, patience and the skill to master a small control stick.

By July 11, 2016


Watch an Airbus A380 go round and round and still not land

Technically Incorrect: It's bad enough to endlessly circle an airport in your car while trying to find parking. Try endlessly circling in a plane while trying to land.

By March 30, 2016


Airbus slides into a wild crosswinds landing

Your stomach might have flipped if you were on board an Airbus A380 that boldly braved an extreme landing in Germany over the weekend.

By September 22, 2015


London to NYC in an hour with this Airbus rocket jet concept (Tomorrow Daily 221)

A new Airbus patent recently approved by the USPTO describes a jetliner that could travel at hypersonic speeds without disturbances from sonic booms, thanks to rocket-powered vertical acceleration. It's faster than the Concorde was, which means future flights won't likely be cheap.

By August 5, 2015


Airbus patents hypersonic, rocket-powered jetliner (Tomorrow Daily 221)

Khail and Ashley discuss a new patent for a hypersonic jet that could reach speeds up to Mach 4.5, explain why Destiny is removing Peter Dinklage's voiceover work from the entire game and watch a robotic arm do a scientific ribbon dance. #TDHypersonic

By August 5, 2015


A pilot's dozen: British Airways adds 12th A380 to its fleet

The last A380 in BA's original Airbus order, the giant airliner arrived last week at London's Heathrow airport. We learned how the engines are replaced.

By June 30, 2016


EgyptAir honors missing flight on social media

The airline added dark banners to its Facebook and Twitter accounts, mourning flight 804, which disappeared from radar Thursday morning.

By May 20, 2016


Air France partners with Cannes to let you finish watching your film after you land

Landing already with the credits of your film nowhere in sight? Relax: Air France is letting you continue watching your film after you land.

By May 12, 2016