Jets of varying sizes arrive at Farnborough International Airshow
A Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the star of Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ static display area at Farnborough 2012 .
The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor returns to the 2012 Farnborough Airshow static and flying displays, but the convertable aircraft still commands attention from attendees.
Tourist spaceship expected to attract great interest at 2012 show
Helicopters converge for 2012 Farnborough International Airshow
AIN senior editor Matt Thurber flew Bombardier’s new Global 6000 on June 1 at Bradley International Airport near Hartford, Conn.
Airliners, always an integral part of the static display and winning the crowds with awesome aerial performances at the Farnborough International Airshow, will again be at the show in force. The airliners in this gallery are from the 2010 Farnborough show.
The Hawker Beechcraft T-6C is powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada’s 1,100-shp PT6A-68. Max cruise speed is 316 kias. Fully aerobatic, the T-6 is rated to +7.5 g and -3.5 g. More than 760 T-6A, B and C models have been built since the type went into production in 2000. Matt Thurber, AIN senior editor, flew the T-6C with Randal Black, T-6 program senior test pilot and demo pilot at Hawker Beechcraft Defense Company.
Reflecting the increasing roles that UAVs are taking in military and civilian surveillance, Farnborough International AIrshow 2012 will feature an enlarged unmanned system showcase. The UAVs in this gallery are from the 2010 Farnborough show.
A host of fighters will perform their aerial artistry for thousands of enthusiasts and professionals at this year’s at Farnborough International Airshow. Members of 39 worldwide military delegations will join representatives from the UK’s Ministry of Defence to watch the always impressive flying displays. The combat aircraft in this gallery are from the 2010 Farnborough show.