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June 27, 2013
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  • Capturing memorable moments at Paris Air Show
    The 50th Paris Air Show took place at Le Bourget exhibition centre from June 17 to 23, 2013, and brought together all the industry's players across the globe to showcase the latest technological innovations.

    The air show included memorable moments captured by photographers. Flight demonstrations of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the Ka-52 Alligator combat helicopter captured the attention of attendees at the show. Airbus also flew its A350 and A380 over the air show at Le Bourget airport. View some air show photos here.

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  • Photos: Paris Air Show's top 6 futuristic aircrafts
    The Paris Air Show featured displays of futuristic aircraft, including electric aircraft such as the E-Fan electric trainer from EADS and the Diamond Aircraft DA36 E-Star 2. Other notable aircraft included unmanned aerial vehicles such as the Piaggio Aero P.1HH HammerHead and fighters such as the Sukhoi Su-35. Popular Science (6/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Electric taxi system is unveiled at air show
    A system that reduces the amount of energy used when a plane taxis down the runway drew attention at the Paris Air Show. The Electric Green Taxiing System, created by Honeywell and Safran, uses the plane's electrical system to power landing gear on the runway, which will cut operational costs, emissions and noise, says Honeywell Aerospace's Brian Wenig, the vice president of the EGTS program. BBC (6/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Paris Air Show sets the stage for technology partnerships
    Amid a flurry of orders for aircraft, technology partnerships were also announced at the Paris Air Show. The National Research Council of Canada and a subsidiary of EADS plan to collaborate on research into composite and metal technology for aircraft. Meanwhile, a pairing between France's Dassault Aviation and Germany's DLR, the Aerospace Center, will work together on aerospace research. United Press International (6/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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