From The Department Of People With A Bit Of
Extra Time On Their Hands
We often hear about "rivals" Boeing and Airbus ... and indeed,
the two mega-conglomerates are locked in a very competitve battle
for the billions of dollars both say will be spent on airliners in
the coming 20 years.
But when it comes right down to it, its a war waged on paper ...
or the electronic equivilant. It's all about balance sheets and
profit margins, not actual combat.
But what if it were? What if Boeing's Dreamliner and the Airbus
A380 were to duke it out, plane-o-a-plane-o like they were ... oh
we don't know ... a Tomcat and a MiG?
Well, through some very creative editing, extensive CGI, and
lengthy legal documents granting permission to use clips from the
movie "Top Gun," the folks at 3D-Aviation have put Airbus' Super
Jumbo hot on the tail of Boeing's Dreamliner ... piloted by Tom
Cruise as Maverick. Suspend your disbelief as the two
people-haulers execute maneuvers never anticipated by the designers
of the airplanes at speeds twice what they'd normally fly low over
the California desert.
It's enough to make you think, just for a second .... What