The world's biggest airliner touched down at East Midlands airport today for the first time.
The Airbus A380 is currently being used to test the new Trent XWB engine, which was designed and manufactured by Rolls Royce in Derby.
Today pupils from Gayton Junior school in Littleover were invited along to have a look around inside. Phil Brewster has the story.
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Brighter but colder conditions with scattered showers. Showers turning increasingly to sleet and snow throughout the day.
Early rain will soon be followed by blustery and increasingly wintry showers, giving way to a brighter but colder afternoon.
A largely mild, cloudy night with outbreaks of rain becoming more persistent from the northwest, perhaps turning heavy in places too.