14 Jun '11, 3am

Pictures: Airbus unveils concepts for futuristic see-through plane, which could become everyday air transport by 2050

Pictures: Airbus unveils concepts for futuristic see-through plane, which could become everyday air transport by 2050

--PHOTO COURTESY OF HTTP://WWW.DAILYMAIL.CO.UK AIRBUS has revealed futuristic concepts for air travel which could become everyday air transport by 2050, according to a Daily Mail report. The plane concept features a number of seemingly out-there improvements: For one, a see-through aircraft cabin where passengers will be able to see everything to the sides and in front of them. Business and economy cabins are replaced by zones for relaxation in the front, work in the back, and a fully-stocked bar for socialising. The aircraft's walls change according to light conditions, with holographic pop-up gaming displays and in-flight entertainment powered by the heat of passengers' bodies. The technology could mean travellers might even be able to read bedtime stories to their children back home. Most of the basic technology such as moulding seats and 'head-up displays' already exis...

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