Intelligent Aerospace, Military & Aerospace Electronics offer Twitter and news from Paris Air Show
THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 9 June 2015. Next week is the Paris Air Show in France -- arguably the largest and most important air show of its kind in the world. Courtney Howard will be on the ground at Paris representing Intelligent Aerospace and Military & Aerospace Electronics covering the latest military, commercial, and general-aviation developments.
Ms. Howard and the rest of the Intelligent Aerospace and Military & Aerospace Electronics staff will produce a daily Paris Air Show email newsletter Monday through Friday next week, June 15 to 19, which will appear in the inboxes of the publications' enewsletter subscribers at 2 a.m. eastern time (8 a.m. Paris time) each day next week.
A new feature of Intelligent Aerospace and Military & Aerospace Electronics coverage this year at Paris is an exclusive Twitter message stream using the Twitter hashtag #ParisAir. The stream will appear simultaneously on the homepages of Intelligent Aerospace (www.intelligent-aerospace.com) and Military & Aerospace Electronics (www.militaryaerospace.com).
Please feel free to join in the real-time Paris Air Show conversation using the #ParisAir hashtag and add any of your news, opinions, insights, or rumors concerning the show and its developments. In addition to the #ParisAir hashtag, you also can use the official Paris Air Show 2015 hashtag, which is #PAS15.
Also, you can keep up with Paris Air Show coverage in Intelligent Aerospace and Military & Aerospace Electronics at www.intelligent-aerospace.com/paris-air-show for Intelligent Aerospace, and at www.militaryaerospace.com/paris-air-show for Military & Aerospace Electronics.
The biennial show is expected to meet or exceed its performance from 2013 when 2,200 exhibitors and 140,000 visitors went to Paris. The focal point of the show is its daily flight demonstration featuring a variety of military, commercial, and general-aviation aircraft.
The military lineup this year is lackluster, at best, with no front-line combat aircraft from the U.S., Russia, or China. Once again the U.S. F-25 joint strike fighter and F-22 Raptor jet fighter will be no-shows, and Russia's Sukhoi Su-35 jet fighter isn't on the list of attending aircraft.
The Eurofighter Typhoon twin-engine jet fighter, however, will be a centerpiece of the daily flight demonstration in all its deafening glory, as will the French Dassault Rafale and Mirage 2000 combat jets. The U.S. military will show its F-15E fighter bomber, A-10 Thunderbolt close-air-support jet, and the F-16 Falcon fighter, as well as the UH-72 Lakota and CH-47F Chinook helicopters, WC-130J military utility turboprop, and the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol jet.
Textron also will show its yet-unsold Scorpion ground-support jet, and antique warbirds the U.S.-made P-40 Warhawk, A-1 Skyraider, and P-51 Mustang World War II-vintage combat aircraft, as well as the Russian-made Yak-3 from World War II fame.
On the commercial transport side, exhibits will showcase the Airbus A350 and A320, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and 777-ER, the Embraer ERJ-135, the Dassault Falcon 8X, the Sukhoi Superjet 100, and the Bombardier CRJ 1000 and other regional jets.
It all happens next week, so look for your daily Paris Air Show e-newsletter, and please join the Twitter conversation about the Paris Air Show 2015 using the #ParisAir hashtag.