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A British Airways A380 executes a high-performance takeoff during a flying display at the 2013 Paris Air Show.
A British Airways A380 executes a high-performance takeoff during a flying display at the 2013 Paris Air Show.

Three Points: Reactivating A380s, BizAv’s big picture, flying the B-36 Peacemaker

Issue No. 46

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  • The A380 is back, sort of. Airlines are reactivating the double-deck aircraft ahead of the loosening of COVID-related travel restrictions that promise to breathe life into dormant international routes. Just don’t call it a comeback for the superjumbo.
  • By all metrics, business aviation in 2021 is thriving. Back above 2019 levels, the industry is seeing a strong uptick in new development and commercial activity. Yet, in examining Honeywell Aerospace’s successive 10-year forecasts, TAC steps back to look at the uncomfortable big picture for the industry’s trajectory. 
  • What was it like to fly on the Convair B-36? We listen to a first-hand recollection about an aircraft that needed six turboprops and four jet engines just to get off the ground in the early years of the Cold War.
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