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Airbus Reveals the Construction Stages of the A380

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Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. December 2003. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. July, 2003. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. December, 2003. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. October, 2003. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. December, 2003. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. December, 2003. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. July, 2003. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. March, 2004. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 St. Eloi. Toulouse, France. July, 2003. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. June, 2004. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. August, 2004. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Components of the A380 are loaded onto the transportation ship 'Ville de Bordeaux'. The ship, purpose-built in Shanghai, calls at several ports around Europe collecting the various components befor (...)
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Transportation ship 'Ville de Bordeaux', at sea between Saint-Nazaire and Paulliac, near Bordeaux. Components of the A380 aboard the transportation ship 'Ville de Bordeaux' en route from St Nazaire (...)
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Transportation barge 'Brion', is loaded with two pieces of fuselage, recently arrived by ship. The barge takes the separate components up the Garonne River to Langon, where they will be offloaded a (...)
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Transportation barge 'Brion', is loaded with two pieces of fuselage, recently arrived by ship. The barge takes the separate components up the Garonne River to Langon, where they will be offloaded a (...)
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 The transportation barge 'Brion' takes separate components of the A380 up the Garonne River from Paulliac to Langon, where they are offloaded again to meet road transportation to Toulouse. Garonne (...)
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Transportation of the first convoy. Toulouse, France. April, 2004. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. August, 2004. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. June, 2004. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. March, 2004. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Lagardère. Toulouse, France. June, 2004. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Official 'Reveal' of the A380. Press conference room, ready for the reveal the following day. Toulouse, France. January, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Official 'Reveal' of the A380. Staircase leading to tiered seats for invited guests. Toulouse, France. January, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Official 'Reveal' of the A380. Plane is prepared for reveal the following day. Toulouse, France. January, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Official 'Reveal' of the A380. Lighting test for reveal the following day. Toulouse, France. January, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Official 'Reveal' of the A380. Lighting test for reveal the following day. Toulouse, France. January, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Official 'Reveal' of the A380. At the end of the Reveal 'show' the 3 000 invited guests are invited for cocktails underneath the plane. Toulouse, France. January, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 The first A380 to fly sits on the tarmac the night before her maiden flight. Toulouse, France. April, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 The interior of first A380 to fly, following her successful maiden flight. The blue barrels contain water to simulate the weight of passengers and their luggage. Toulouse, France. April, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 The press watch the first flight of the A380. Toulouse, France. April 27, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 The A380 at the Paris Airshow (Le Bourget). Pairs, France. June, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 Following the maiden flight of the A380 the six-man crew meet the press. This is Manfred Birnfeld, from Germany. Toulouse, France. April, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 The A380 at the Paris Airshow (Le Bourget). Paris, France. June, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power | Airbus: Building the A380 The A380 at the Paris Airshow (Le Bourget). Paris, France. June, 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos