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Airbus A380-800 (9V-SKG)


Leaving Southern California – a Singapore Airlines A380 super-jumbo ascending above the palm tree tops after takeoff from the Los Angeles International Airport, LAX, Westchester, Los Angeles, California


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Hey gang what are those spike type things on the wings for?
Sebastian Pion
Great photo!!!!
Cody Duval
@TREEMAN69, those spikes simply cover up the actuators for the flaps so that they can be mounted outside of the wing, yet still be aerodynamic. The actuators are quite large to be mounted inside the wing, taking up precious room where there could be a fuel tank.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
01-Dec-2015 A388Singapore Changi ()Shanghai Pudong Int'l () 09:43AM SGT 02:13PM CST En Route
30-Nov-2015 A388Charles de Gaulle/Roissy ()Singapore Changi () 11:22AM CET 06:18AM SGT (+1) 11:56
30-Nov-2015 A388Singapore Changi ()Charles de Gaulle/Roissy () 12:29AM SGT 06:34AM CET 13:05
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