Snake, rattle and roll: Where A380s share accommodation with snakes and scorpions
Qantas engineers develop ’wheel whackers’ to scare off rattlesnakes during A380 maintenance procedures.
A wheely big job
It’s something most of us learn when we get our first car, how to change a tyre. Weighing in at 560 tonnes, the A380 is the largest aircraft in the Qantas fleet. It can carry 484 passengers and 24 crew. It’s landing gear is made up of 22 wheels and cushions the weight of the […]