Airbus Showcases Flying Of The Future

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 6:39am

Airbus is looking ahead to 2050 with the unveiling of a new concept plane that pretty much revolutionizes everything we think about flying today. The company has envisioned seats that mold to the traveler’s body and a cabin that’s completely enveloped by glass, or some other transparent material.

Watch as CNN’s Richard Quest draws stick figures and sits down with Charles Champion, Exec. Vice Pres. of Engineering with Airbus, to discuss what a normal flight 40 years from now will look like. With any luck, it becomes the reality.

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