FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. During Farnborough Airshow, Airbus Group is presenting current and emerging aeronautics technologies, including the A380 double-decker aircraft, new A350 XWB, military airlifter A400M, and a full-size A350 XWB cockpit mock-up. Additionally, Airbus Defence and Space is showing the multi-mission C295 aircraft and the Atlante unmanned aerial system at Farnborough International Airshow 2014.
At Farnborough, the Group will also showcase its E-Aircraft innovations in the field of propulsion systems. On display will be the E-Fan, an all-electric general aviation training aircraft. It is exhibited together with the hybrid electric motor glider Diamond DA36 E-Star 2. In addition, the Group will present its Flight Path Optimization technology which reduces aircraft fuel consumption. Together with Rolls-Royce, Airbus Group has also been working on the E-Thrust project, which is related to hybrid electric distributed propulsion systems. A model will demonstrate this concept at the Airbus Group Pavilion.
Airbus Group, committed to strengthening diversity across the company and to motivate young people to consider careers in aerospace, will host a reception with the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) on 16 July. On 18 July, students will have the chance to discover the world of aerospace during talks with Airbus Group experts and a visit of the static display.