PARIS AIR SHOW. Ten is the lucky number for Boeing this week at Paris Air Show, with attendees flocking to see the both the 787-10 Dreamliner and larger-capacity 737 MAX 10 commercial airliners. At the same time, BOC Aviation has signed on for 10 737 MAX 10 commercial jets, with GECAS placing an order for 20 of the newest member of the 737 MAX aircraft family.
Boeing officials have revealed that the company has won more than 240 orders and commitments from more than 10 customers worldwide – there’s that number again.
Boeing is showing the 787-10 Dreamliner flight test airplane in the static display. The 787-10, the newest and largest model of the 787 family, completed its first flight in March and is scheduled to enter commercial service in 2018.
Boeing customers and partners brought several aircraft to Le Bourget. Qatar Airways is presenting a 777-300ER, showcasing its newly designed business class interior. The U.S. Department of Defense has several Boeing platforms on display, including the P-8A anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare aircraft, the V-22 multirole tilt-rotor aircraft, the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter, and the CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter.
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