Boeing is preparing to make a big splash with its stretched Dreamliner at the Paris Air Show this year. How do they plan on doing this? The old school way, by putting the 300,000 pound beast through its paces in front of a huge crowd, max performing the carbon fiber jet like it was an F-15, as seen in the video below:
You hear about huge spending on the newest and fastest fighter jets and jumbo jets, but it's hard to grasp where all that money goes. Here's how: just look at these amazing pictures from the Paris Air Show.
Is there a better way to show off a giant new freighter for potential buyers than loading two new Ferraris into the cargo bay at the Paris Air Show? Don't ask Boeing, because when they tried to load this Ferrari FF into its 747-8F cargo plane the equipment broke. How do you say "FAIL" in French?
Our friends over at Airliners.net have snagged the first picture from the cockpit of the brand spankin' new Boeing 747-8JK taken during this weekend's Paris Air Show. The 8JK, unveiled in February, is of course the latest version of the 747.