Awesome Article: Airbus' latest Patents

This CNN article describes some awesome patents! Both the airbus “detachable cabin” patent as well as an earlier patent, the “terrorist trap door”.

Airbus Patent Article

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1st April…?

not sure what you mean by that?

oh april fools day…gotcha =)

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must be something going around at the moment. A colleague at work (with transport intrests but NOT in aviation) sent me details on the ‘new’ B797 that was being test flown and could carry 1000 passengers in a ‘giant wing’ format…

Airbus mentioned in the article that they submit hundreds of patents every year, though most of them never actually make it. Just protecting their ideas, I doubt this one will actually work. it would force airports to completely change terminals and whatnot.

that’s very true, one of the strangest ideas I have heard of!