Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 Face Off at the Paris Air Show

Jun 16, 2015

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There’s no greater rivalry in the commercial aircraft industry than the one between Airbus and Boeing, and with both manufacturers racing to lock in sales for the A350 and 787 Dreamliner, competition is intense. Both planes made an appearance at the last Paris Air Show in 2013, but they’re at it again at Le Bourget, demonstrating advanced maneuvers in front of tens of thousands of customers and fans.

Yesterday, both planes performed during the show’s opening-day flying display — scroll down to see how they did.

Airbus A350XWB at the 2015 Paris Air Show:

Boeing 787-9 (Vietnam Airlines) at the 2015 Paris Air Show:

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