Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

QANTAS Airbus A380 engine explosion

04 November 2010

IMechE’s Director of Engineering, Dr Colin Brown, explains the engineering story behind the mid-air engine explosion on a Qantas A-380 superjumbo, which forced the pilot to make an emergency landing.

Clips:

BBC Radio 4: Dr Colin Brown on the QANTAS Airbus A380 engine explosion

: IMechE’s Director of Engineering, Dr Colin Brown, explains the engineering story behind the mid-air engine explosion on a Qantas A-380 superjumbo, which forced the pilot to make an emergency landing.

Duration: 05:18

NB This is an audio only presentation

BBC Radio Wales: Dr Colin Brown on the QANTAS Airbus A380 engine explosion

Speaker(s): IMechE’s Director of Engineering, Dr Colin Brown, explains the engineering story behind the mid-air engine explosion on a Qantas A-380 superjumbo, which forced the pilot to make an emergency landing.

Duration: 03:27

NB This is an audio only presentation