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World's Largest Passenger Plane Touches Down in Texas Monday
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The world's biggest passenger plane touches down in the state where everything is bigger. Texas, of course. The "Qantas" Superjumbo A380 landed at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Monday. An inaugural landing to kick off the world's longest route. A non-stop flight between Dallas and Sydney- taking about 15 hours and covering nearly 86-hundred miles. The a380 is a double-decker behemoth, capable of carrying more than 500 passengers. It's 79 feet tall, with a 261 foot wingspan. The new nonstop service will run six days a week.


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