2015 51st Salon
Making first appearances in Paris show was the Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder fighter and the Antonov AN-178, the latest version of the transport plane from Ukraine. Russian companies was there, but no Russian pilots fly in the daily flight show. Textron AirLand’s Scorpion ISR-light strike jet also on static display.
To highlight Airbus’ leading widebody product range and superior cabin comfort in all classes, more A350 XWBs and A380s will be on display than at any other airshow, with four of the highly efficient passenger aircraft in total.
An A350 XWB of launch customer Qatar Airways was on the static display along with a Qatar A380. Throughout the week, two Airbus test aircraft, an A350 XWB equipped with cabin and an A380, take part in the flying display.
The A400M new generation airlifter and mock-ups of the Tanan and Harfang unmanned aerial vehicles where shown on the static display.
The product renewal strategy of Airbus Helicopters was shown, including mock-ups of the highly innovative H160 and newly certified H145M on the static display while an H175 model will be present in the Group Pavilion. The ever popular H135, certified in October 2014, and the combat-proven H225M, which was recently preselected by Poland for the test phase of the multi-role helicopter tender, will also be displayed. Other combat proven aircraft such as the NH90 TTH Caiman from the French Army Aviation service are displayed at the NHIndustries booth and performed flight demonstrations every day. The Tiger and a NH90 NFH are presented on the French General Directorate for Armament’s (DGA) booth.
Boeing and China Airlines displayed a 777-300ER (Extended Range), showcasing the airline’s stylish, innovative interior.
Additionally, Boeing customers and partners brought several aircraft to Le Bourget, the show’s long-time venue outside Paris. Qatar Airways presented a 787-8 Dreamliner on static display. The U.S. Department of Defense displayed the P-8A anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare aircraft, the CH-47F Chinook helicopter, and the F-15E Strike Eagle fighter.
Bombardier both CSeries variants featured in the static display at the 51st Paris air show 2015, while one of the aircraft – the first CS300 test vehicle – participated in the flying display. The CS100 test aircraft is with a completed interior – FTV-5.
Bombardier also displayed the CRJ1000 regional jet and the Q400 turboprop at the Paris static display.
US military aircraft was absent from the flying display at this year Paris air show.
President Hollande at the Paris Air Show 2015
Aircraft on display
Boeing 787-9 N1020K Vietnam Airlines
Boeing 787-8 A7-BCV Qatar Airways
Vulcanair P68R OE-FGG Airborne Technologies
Airbus A320-232 D-ATRA DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt
Airbus A350-941 F-WWCF Airbus Industries 2nd prototype
Airbus A350-941 A7-ALD Qatar Airways
Airbus A380-841 F-WWOW Airbus Industries
Airbus A380-861 A7-APE Qatar Airways
Rockwell S2R-T660 (Iomax Archangel) N925KH Iomax
Edgley EA-7 Optica Srs 301 G-BOPO Aeroelvira
Airbus E-fan F-WILE Airbus Industries
Airbus E-fan Mock-up Airbus Industries
Airbus Helicopters EC135T2 0654/JDB Gendarmerie
Airbus Helicopters H145M mock-up
Airbus Helicopters H160 mock-up
Eurocopter (Helibras) UH-15A Cougar Mk2+ F-ZWDS/N-7107/07 Brazilian Navy
Airbus Helicopter NH90 NFH 4 Aeronavale
Airbus Helicopter NH90TTH 1291 EAF ALAT
Airbus Helicopter EC665 Tigre HAD BJD ALAT
Beechcraft B350 Super King Air F-ZBGL Douanes
EADS CASA 295MPA 16710 Esq502 Portuguese Air Force
Airbus A400M Grizzly EC-406 Airbus Military
Airbus A400M 0007/F-RBAA ET61 French Air Force
Dassault MD311 260/316-KT Flamand Amicale des Avions Anciens D’Albert
Antonov An-178 UR-EXP Antonov Design Bureau
Dassault Rafale C 124/113-GC EC7 Armée de L’Air
Dassault Rafale C 128/118-GG EC30 Armée de L’Air
Dassault Rafale C 131/118-GJ EC30 Armée de L’Air
Dassault Rafale M 42 Aeronavale
De Havilland Canada (Viking) DHC-6-400 Twin Otter G-SGTS Loganair
ATR72-600 F-WWEQ/ZK-MVG Air New Zealand
Bell 407GX OK-SGR King’s
Bell 429 WLG C-FCPF Bell Helicopters
Bombardier CS100 C-GWXZ Swiss
Bombardier CS300 C-FFDK Bombardier
Bombardier CRJ1000 F-HMLO HOP!
Bombardier Global 6000 N543GL Bombardier Aerospace
Bombardier Q400 C-FIRN Falcon Aviation Services of UAE
Elbit Systems Hermes 900 Kochav (Star)
Daher TBM900 N900XH
Dassault Falcon 7X F-HGHF Dassault Aviation
Dassault Falcon 8X F-WWQA Dassault Aviation prototype #1
Dassault Falcon 900LX, Dassault Aviation
Dassault Falcon 2000LXS F-HLXS Dassault Aviation
Dassault Mirage 2000D 676 DGA Essais en Vol – Direction Generale de l’Armement
Fokker 100 072/F-GPXL DGA Essais en Vol – Direction Generale de l’Armement
Flying test bed for Rafale weapon system.
Boeing 777-309ER N5017Q/B-18002 China Airlines
Boeing P-8A Poseidon 168436/LA VP-5 US Navy
Diamond DA40 Tundra Star OE-DTU Diamond Aircraft
Diamond DA42 OPV OE-FSD Diamond Aircraft
Diamond DA42 MPP, Diamond Aircraft
Diamond DA50 JP7 OE-VLS Diamond Aircraft
Eurocopter EC120 Calliope, DCI
Eurocopter AS532UL Super Puma T-325 Swiss Air Force
Turkish Aerospace Industries T129 ATAK 13-1011 Turkish Army
Turkish Aerospace Industries Anka 15-008 Turkish Air Force
PAC JF-17 Thunder 13-143 26sq Pakistan Air Force
PAC JF-17 Thunder 13-146 26sq Pakistan Air Force
Textron AirLand Scorpion N531TA
Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II 78-0651/DM 12 AF USAF
Boeing F-15E 98-0132/LN 494FS USAF
Lockheed Martin F-16C 89-2009/AV ’31 FW’ USAF
Lockheed Martin F-16D 89-2178/AV ’31 FW’ USAF
Lockheed Martin WC-130J Super Hercules 99-5309 53 WRS USAF
Eurocopter UH-72A Lakota 09-72105 JMRC US Army
Sikorsky UH-60A(C) Black Hawk 88-26027 6-52 AVN US Army
Boeing AH-64D Apache 05-07014 12 CAB US Army
Boeing CH-47F Chinook 07-08748 12 CAB US Army
APM 40 Simba F-HGRR
Stolp SA.300 Starduster Too F-PFJP Trescal
Sukhoi SSJ100-95B Interjet
Mosquito-half size F-PMOZ/PZ460
Pilatus PC-21 HB-HZC Pilatus Aircraft
Pilatus PC-12NG HB-FWA Pilatus Aircraft