Boeing set to go big at upcoming Farnborough Airshow

The 2018 edition of the airshow is set to run from the 16 - 22 July.
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Making its first show debut, the 737 MAX 7 can fly 1,000 nautical miles farther than its predecessor, the 737-700, and boasts a lower fuel cost per seat by 18%.
Making its first show debut, the 737 MAX 7 can fly 1,000 nautical miles farther than its predecessor, the 737-700, and boasts a lower fuel cost per seat by 18%.

Global aerospace manufacturer Boeing has unveiled its line-up for the upcoming 2018 Farnborough Airshow that is scheduled to run from the 16 – 22 July.

In addition to showcasing the 737 MAX 7, scheduled to enter service in 2019, Boeing will be highlighting its latest advancements covering everything from hypersonic travel, manned space flight, and autonomous flight.

Dennis Muilenburg, chairman, president and CEO of Boeing, said: “Boeing is leading the drive to innovate and win with the clear vision that ’the future is built here.”

“We come to Farnborough building on the foundation of an exceptionally consistent and strong year, and do so on the first anniversary of our services business. We are excited to highlight these future technologies as well as our core product offerings with a unique new exhibit that will be open throughout the show.”

Besides the flying display of the 737 Max 7, Boeing is also expected to demonstrate the capabilities of a Biman Bangladesh 787-8. Also on display at the show will be a range of commercial aircraft that will include an Air Italy 737 MAX 8, a 777-300ER, 747-8 Freighters, and a Royal Air Maroc 767 Boeing Converted Freighter.

Several of Boeing’s military aircraft will be on display by the US Department of Defense. This includes the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter, the CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter, the F-15E Strike Eagle and the C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft.

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