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Su-35 arrives in style at the Paris air show #PAS13

The Su-35 is promising to be one of the display highlights of this year’s Paris air show. During the show you can watch this aircraft perform by watching our Paris live coverage. In the meantime, check out this great shot taken during its validation display. Credit:Billypix

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jetBlue A321 named ’3, 2, 1…Blue!’ #PAS11

Airbus has released this rendering of what a jetBlue Airways A321 will look like in the American carrier’s livery. The aircraft bears the cheeky name “3, 2, 1…Blue!” JetBlue says the carrier will use the A321s on “high traffic” routes that should be “easy to figure out”. Long-time Airbus customer JetBlue Airways is the latest […]

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360° view of 747-8I test interior

After the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental arrived at Le Bourget for the Paris Air Show, where the 747 is making its international debut, Boeing invited attendees aboard. Jon Ostrower, editor of Flightblogger, made this 360° shot of the test interior between doors 1 and 2. The technique calls for a series of photos taken over time […]

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#PAS11: 747-8I with Eiffel Tower

The Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental is making its international debut here at the Paris Air Show and Jon Ostrower, editor of Flightblogger, captured this photo showing the aircraft arriving at Le Bourget with Paris’s iconic building in the background.

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#PAS11: Classic French jets: Concorde and A300

Photograph: AirSpace user commercial aviation AirSpace photographer commercial aviation has uploaded this picture to get you ready for the Paris Air Show, which we’re covering live all this week.His pic shows two classic French jets: Concorde and the A300. Later this week Boeing’s newest jets–the 747-8F, 747-8I, and 787–as well as Airbus’ A380 and A400M […]

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The Solar Impulse aircraft arrives at Le Bourget Airport

  Photo credit: Mario Fourmy/ABACAPRESS.COM One of the biggest attractions of the Paris air show, the sun-powered Solar Impulse, has arrived in Le Bourget at its second attempt, after a 16h 5min flight from Brussels. The prototype, which is powered by batteries charged by the sun, will be on display at the show, where – […]

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Pic of the day, Paris Day 7

The Airbus A380 passes over the Flight Chalet and the end of its flying display at the Paris Air Show 2009

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Pic of the day, Paris Day 6

The wonderful flame spitting Breitling Lockheed Super Constellation carrying out one of its few graceful aerial demonstrations at Paris 2009

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Pic of the day, Paris Day 5

EADS Bluecopter concept demonstrator is making its debut at this year’s show. Developed as part of the company’s research into “greener helicoptertechnologies”, the demonstrator is intended to deliver “cleanerpropulsion” via lean combustion. It incorporates ahigh-compression-ratio (16:1) engine, an oxidising catalytic converter,a particulate filter and a selective catalytic converter.

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Pic of the day, Paris day 4

Day 3 of Paris saw Airbus with their own mini display to mark their 40th anniversary. Taking part were the A300, A320, A340 and A380. Here the Novespace A300 is about to land with the A320 entering the display circuit.

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