Tag: Farnborough

UK Orders Third Airbus Zephyr-S UAV

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has ordered a third Zephyr-S Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), as part of a £13-million contract with Airbus. Zephyr-S is the latest version of a series of ultra-lightweight UAVs, capable of flying up to 70,000ft – twice the altitude of a commercial airliner – for up to 45 days at […]

Pratt & Whitney, Wizz Air Ink $2.5B Deal for GTFs

Pratt & Whitney and Wizz Air announced at the Farnborough Airshow the selection of PW1100GGeared Turbofan (GTF) engines for the 110 firm orders and 90 purchase rights the European budget carrier has placed for Airbus A320neos. “Following a detailed review process, we concluded that the geared turbofan engine delivers the best value proposition as well […]

Airbus Has “One Thing to Say” To Boeing On Its 100th Anniversary

Boeing this week marks reaching 100 years in business, and the company is dueling with archrival Airbus at the Farnborough Air Show to notch orders and claim supremacy. Airbus, not willing to let the occasion go unnoticed, released this video with company employees describing how the two are “fighting for every order”. Then, in several […]

Gulfstream G500 Makes European Debut at Farnborough International Airshow

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s all-new G500 made its European debut last week, traveling across the Atlantic to participate in the Gulfstream static display at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow. The G500 flew nonstop from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to Farnborough Airport in 6 hours and 55 minutes, accomplishing the 3,732-nautical-mile/6,912-kilometer flight at an average speed of Mach […]

Farnborough Airshow

Farnborough International Airshow 2016, 11-17 July 2016 Farnborough International Ltd comprises a team of industry professionals focused on delivering world-class business events. About Us As organiser of the iconic Farnborough International Airshow, the company plans and creates what is the best trade event of its kind for the global aerospace community. As operator of the […]