This year the Farnborough International Airshow has 150 aircraft lined up to demonstrate over 5 hours of unforgettable flying. With 80,000 visitors expected this weekend, the FIA is sure to be an unmissable event for the aerospace community. There will be a mix of flying and static displays, allowing visitors to see their favourite aircraft in action, as well as the chance to interact with it on the ground.
Boeing 727-2S2F – Trade, Static, Flying
Running static, trade and flying demonstrations from Monday to Sunday, this three-engined jet aircraft is not to be missed. The Boeing 727 is highly distinctive because of its three engines and high T-Tail design, with a wingspan of 33m and max speed of 632mph!
A330-900neo TAP – Flying & Static
This wide-body jet airliner will be doing a static demonstration between Monday and Wednesday at this year’s airshow. The new engine option is currently under development by Airbus. There will be A330-900neo test aircraft doing a flying demo between Monday and Tuesday. This innovative aircraft will be worth seeing.
A350–1000 Qatar – Flying & Static
With an amazing wingspan of 64.75m, this commercial aircraft is due to do both flying and static displays between Monday and Thursday of the show. It first flew in 2013 with distances of 9320 miles, and reaches max speeds of 560mph. It will be flying every day of the event so there is no excuse to miss it!
A321neo EZY – Static
Dubbed the “most efficient single-aisle jetliner”, this Easy Jet airliner will be doing a static demonstration on Wednesday. Easy Jet made the upgrade in 2014 to the A321neo for its efficiency and expanded seating capacity.
A380 Hi Fly – Static
Portuguese leasing firm Hi Fly gave the A380, the world’s largest airliner, a home. The A380 HI Fly will be doing static demonstrations from Friday – Sunday, giving fans the opportunity to be up close and personal with the aircraft.
CS 300 test aircraft – Flying
With a range of 6,112 km this narrow body slim engine will be demonstrating its capabilities between Monday and Friday at the FIA this year. This medium-range jet airliner is going to put on a show.
CS 300 Air Baltic – Static
The same stats as above, this new bombardier CS 300 will be doing static demonstration on Monday and Tuesday. This will give visitors an opportunity to see their favourite jet up close.
H125 – Static
This highly versatile, single-engine helicopter will be running static demonstrations from Monday to Sunday. A member of Airbus’ Ecureil family, the H125 excels in adverse environments. An exciting must-see for aircraft enthusiasts.
H135 – Static
This twin-engine helicopter will also be running static demonstrations from Monday to Sunday. The H135 is known for endurance, reliability, low sound and compact build. The FIA are delighted to have such a high-class model on show for 2018.