Immediately familiar to #avgeeks across the globe, Captain Dave Wallsworth’s fascinating insights have helped make him a social media sensation. Chris Frame caught up with one of British Airways’ best-known A380 pilots to learn about how he started his sky-high career.
The Airbus A380 is the largest commercial passenger aircraft of all time. Conceived in the 1990s as the A3XX, it promised to usher in a new era of comfort while enabling airlines to carry more passengers into key global hubs.
Quickly after entering revenue service with Singapore Airlines in 2007, the super jumbo became a firm favourite among passengers, earning the coveted ‘flagship’ status with most if not all of its global operators.