Posted by John McHale
PARIS, 13 June 2011. Airbus will be displaying a number of aircraft at theParis Air Show at Le Bourget airport between June 20-26 including daily flights by theA380 passenger jet and A400M military aircraft. The company also will be giving briefings and seeking ideas on sustainable aviation.
The aircraft static display's VIP hospitality tent will display several cut-away models of aircraft -- A350 XWB, A320neo, A330, A380 commercial aircraft, and the A400M -- and a life size Airbus A320 Family Sharklet wingtip device.
Airbus's walk-through domes at the EADS booth -- Hall 2A-253 -- will give an overview on an airbus vision for the future of aviation. It will be presented in wrap-around film at the Le Bourget "Musee de L'air" Planetarium. Admission is free.
The company also is hosting a series of career workshops throughout the week as part of its plan to recruit more than 3,000 employees in 2011.
The winners of the Airbus student challenge called "Fly Your Ideas" will be named on Thursday, June 23. The five finalists this year are teams from India, Malaysia, Chile, China, and Sweden.