Airbus 380 completes its maiden voyage.

airbusThe Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger plane, has landed on US soil for the first time after a test flight.

The superjumbo, carrying about 500 people, arrived in New York from Frankfurt, and was greeted by a large crowd of enthusiastic spectators.

The flight was billed as the first time it has carried a near-normal number of passengers, though most were staff of Airbus and German airline Lufthansa.

A second A380 landed later in Los Angeles but without any passengers.

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