Airbus yesterday received EASA and FAA certification for the A380 powered by the Rolls-Royce Trent 900, but festivities in Toulouse were clouded by a surprise morning raid by French police into parent EADS' Paris headquarters, part of an escalating insider trading investigation stemming from the A380 program's extensive delays. The certification keeps Airbus on track to deliver the first A380 to Singapore Airlines in October 2007, more than 18 months behind the original delivery schedule. ...

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