The first Lufthansa A380 aircraft rolled out the final assembly hangar in Toulouse on September 7th, 2009. A380-841 Manufacturer Serial Number MSN038 which is currently registered as F-WWSH will eventually be registered as D-AIMA when it is delivered to Lufthansa next year.
External ground tests are being carried out before preparation activities for the first flight. In a few weeks, the aircraft will perform its ferry flight to Hamburg for cabin furnishing and painting.
Images are copyright Airbus, photographer H. Goussé.