[FARNBOROUGH 2014] Visiting Farnborough Air Show!

PARIS, FRANCE | Anyone visiting Farnborough Air Show?, well here is whats going down from Boeing, Boeing release a press statement about its operations for the Air Show, next week. If you are going, it will be your lucky chance to catch flim and visit some of Boeing amazing and rear planes at the moment; like the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner dash 9 model; which is making its very first air show debut along with one of my favorite aircraft out there right now, Boeing 737 formed P-8A Poseidon, a beautiful 737 with 777 like wings and a master of spotting submariners and taken out whatever comes its way. The P-8A Poseidon was developed to replace the P-3C Orion as a long-range anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASuW), intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft capable of broad-area, maritime and littoral operations.
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Primary Function:  Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Anti-surface Warfare (ASuW), Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)

Contractor:  Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)
Propulsion:  2 CFM 56-7B engines with 27,300 lbs thrust each
Length:  129.5 feet (39.47 meters)
Height: 42.1 feet (12.83 meters)
Wingspan:  123.6 feet (37.64 meters)
Maximum Gross Takeoff:  189,200 pounds (85,820 kilograms)
Airspeed:  490 knots (564 mph) true air speed
Ceiling:  41,000 feet (12,496 meters)
Range:  1,200 nautical miles radius with four hours on station
Crew:  Nine
Armament:  Torpedoes, cruise missiles, bombs, mines


Program Status

Acquisition Phase: Full Rate Production (FRP)
Inventory:  13
Projected Inventory: 117
Initial Operational Capabilities (IOC) date:  November 2013
Projected Full Operational Capabilities (FOC) date: 2018

ZB001 A 787-9 will be doing flight testing on its way to the Air Show and will be on static display display July 14 – July 18; don’t wait until the last minute and show up July 18th because the aircraft won’t be there as its taking off back to Seattle around midday July 18th. What else to expect from Boeing at Farnboughn this year. The P-8A for the U.S. Navy and Indian Navy (P-8I). It will join Boeing’s multi-role F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter in demonstrating versatile capabilities during daily flying displays. Both aircraft also will be on static display.
Boeing is also working with its customers and partners to bring other aircraft to the show, like Qatar Airways 787-8 Dreamliner, which will be on static display, also July 14-18. The Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) will also be on static display, making its debut at Farnborough. Built on the Bombardier Challenger 605 business jet, the Boeing MSA leverages P-8 mission systems to provide maritime and overland surveillance, anti-piracy, coastal security and search-and-rescue capabilities.

Source – Boeing Press Release



 What to look out for REMEMBER JULY 14TH – 18TH MIDDAY

  • Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner ZB001 – July 14th – 18th (STATIC DISPLAY)
  • Qatar Airways 787-8 Dreamliner – July 14th – 18th (STATIC DISPLAY)
  • US NAVY P-8A Poseidon – Flight demonstrating with Super Hornet
  • Indian NAVY P-8I Poseidon

Note: All times listed below are local to Farnborough.

Monday, July 14


Boeing Commercial Airplanes Update – Radlett Suite, Media Centre Hall 1A

Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner assesses current industry and market conditions and provides an update on Boeing commercial airplane products and services, development programs and product investments.


Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) Media Briefing – Boeing Media

Chalet Theatre, B 1-6

Executives from Boeing, Bombardier and Field Aviation take questions about the progress of the MSA program, announced at Farnborough Airshow 2012, and the MSA demonstrator on site at the show.

Tuesday, July 15


Commercial Airplane Development Media Briefing – Hendon Room, Media

Centre Hall 1A

Scott Fancher, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Airplane Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, provides updates on the company’s newest commercial jetliners currently in development: the 777X, 737 MAX and 787-10 Dreamliner.


P-8 Media Briefing – Hatfield Room, Media Centre Hall 1A

Capt. Scott Dillon, program manager, U.S. Navy Maritime Patrol & Reconnaissance Aircraft Program Office, joins Fred Smith, business development director, Boeing Mobility, Surveillance & Engagement, to provide an update on the P-8A program, aircraft capabilities and the international market outlook for the multi-mission aircraft.


F/A-18 Media Briefing – Hatfield Room, Media Centre Hall 1A

Capt. Frank Morley, program manager, U.S. Navy F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office, presents an overview of the Super Hornet and performance to date in the United States and around the world. He will discuss the aircraft’s current and future role in the Navy’s fleet.

Friday, July 18


Futures Day Lectures – Amazing Aerospace and the Future of Air Travel

Hatfield Room, Media Centre Hall 1A

Julie Felgar, who leads Boeing Commercial Airplanes Environmental Strategy, talks with students about how Boeing is making air travel more enjoyable for passengers and more efficient – with new airplanes, new technologies and aviation biofuel. Second session to be held at 10.30 and third session at 11.30.


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