Mon, 4 July 2016

Airbus to Showcase Wide Range of Technologies at Farnborough Int. Airshow 2016

From commercial and military aircraft to helicopters and space systems, Airbus will showcase its wide range of products and technologies at the Farnborough International Airshow, which runs from 11 to 17 July 2016.

To highlight Airbuss impressive widebody product range, two Airbus test aircraft, an A350 XWB and an A380, will be on static and flying display.

The twin-engine H145 will be on static display, representing Airbus Helicopters most advanced rotary wing offering, including the latest engines and Helionix advanced avionics suite.

The H145, which will be presented to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance at a public handover ceremony on Wednesday, 13 July 11:00 local time, will be Airbus Helicopters key product on display at the show.

Furthermore, Airbus Helicopters will highlight its UK research activities at the UK Technology Showcase with an exhibit demonstrating blade dynamics at the Aerospace Technology Institute stand in Hall 3.

Airbus Defence and Space will showcase its products using virtual reality (VR) cockpits in the Pavilion and in the Space Zone as well as the static park.

Scenarios to explore in VR include a flight and landing of an Airbus A350 XWB, flying with the A400M military transporter, as well as a Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo Satellite at 70,000 feet. Visitors will also be able to experience a walk on the surface of Mars and interact with the ExoMars rover.

In the static park an A400M will be open to visitors and will fly daily, and two C295W aircraft, one from the Portugese Air Force and one featuring air to air refuelling equipment for the first time, will also be on display.

Models on show in the Pavilion include an A400M, a Eurofighter Typhoon and a Skynet 5 military communications satellite.

In the Space Zone, the ExoMars rover prototype Bridget will be displayed, as well as satellite models of the Quantum telecommunications mission, the gravity wave detector technology demonstrator LISA Pathfinder, the Earth observation spacecraft Sentinel 5 Precursor, and the advanced space telescope Gaia.

Airbus Group Innovations, the groups global innovation network, will showcase a static model of the all-electric, two-seat E-Fan 2.0 the industrialised version of the E-Fan technology demonstrator; ACROSS (Advanced Cockpit for Reduction Of Stress and Workload), a virtual reality flight simulator developed to visualise a functional cockpit and SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data  Acquisition), a research demonstrator for testing developed security architectures, will also be on display.

Airbus Group Innovations R&D into Unmanned Aerial Vehicle communications will be on display with an in-flight, high-definition demonstration.

Visitors to the Airbus Group Pavilion will also be able to experience breakthrough technologies in a dedicated Innovation pathway with interactive touchscreens positioned within the exhibition area and offering details on innovative solutions, such as the eco- efficient Bluecopter demonstrator, Airbus bionic partition, the worlds largest 3D printed airplane cabin component, Earth observation, geo-intelligence and disaster monitoring satellites, and the Zephyr.

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HD videos from other select airshows: HD Videos from the Singapore Airshow 2010, HD Videos from Asian Aerospace 2011, HD Videos from Singapore Airshow 2012, HD Videos from Farnborough 2012, HD Videos from Singapore Airshow 2014.

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