Aerostructures for Airbus A380
Leonardo, as risk sharing partner, designed and manufactures a fully fitted section of the central fuselage as well as related engineering work for Airbus A380 program. Leonardo workload consists in 5 major work package of fuselage: Forward Lower Unit, Door #3 Panels, Center Upper Unit, Center Upper Floor Grid e Rear Upper Unit
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner. It is the world's largest passenger airliner.The upper deck extends along the entire fuselage. A380 is able to carry 544 passengers in a typical four-classes configuration or up to 853 people in all-economy class configurations.
A380 program was officially launched in 2000, with the first enter in service in October 2007.