Big Fat, Late Planes
Apparently some of its customers are upset: Delivery delay of the A380 irks airlines
But you've got to ask these customers what they were thinking. First of all, this plane is huuuuge. Did they think they could build it overnight? Second, Airbus is a European company based in France. You think they're going to let some pesky contracts get in the way of their lunch time?
Speaking of fat planes, when searching for photos of the A380, I discovered this disturbing picture:
— R. Scott Raynovich, US Editor, Light Reading