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Airbus shows off its vision of the future of air travel. 2050 style.

June 13, 2011 |  3:37 pm

Airbus engineers let their imaginations run wild when they created “The Future, by Airbus” last year, which predicted the future of commercial air travel.

Transparent fuselages that give passengers unobstructed views of the city that lies 40,000 feet below their feet. Holographic projections that transform a private cabin into a Japanese Zen garden. Self-cleaning headrests that can never be soiled.

We told you about it here.

Now Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine has posted an animated video made by Airbus on YouTube that shows how it would all come together.

Check out the video above or click the link here.


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