Cool Shit: Half a Billion Dollar Super-Plane
So that’s what you can buy if you had all of the money in the world!
The above photo is a breakdown of an Airbus A380 that is being made specially for Saudi prince al-Waleed bin Talal. (I always knew there was money in being a Saudi prince!) It is the first such airplane that’s been sold to a private owner, which makes sense since this bad boy is going to cost the prince a pretty penny. $488 million worth of pennies, to be exact. Just look at some of the features this sucker is going to have:
Take note, this isn’t something the prince is renting out to paying customers. He’s just using this to get around. Goodness. Here’s another photo:
Head over to Gadling for a full gallery, and then go ahead and start figuring out how you can go about being a Saudi prince.
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About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.