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With thousands of aviation enthusiasts on hand, Airbus' newest airplane -- and its response to Boeing's Dreamliner -- took off on its first flight this morning in France.
The inaugural flight of Airbus' highly fuel-efficient plane, made with a majority of composite materials, likely means an appearance at the Paris Air Show.
Road Trip 2011: Each time Airbus prepares to build another A380, it must first send a convoy of the giant components for this mammoth airplane on a 124-mile journey that passes straight through the middle of the tiny French hamlet of Levignac.
Road Trip 2011: CNET gets a firsthand look at how the double-decker behemoth that is Airbus' A380 is assembled inside the largest industrial building in Europe. It's a sight to behold.