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Tuesday at Farnborough

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Tuesday at Farnborough

Post by LondonEye » Sat Jul 16, 2016 4:20 pm

Once the place to see latest types and variants. Now you have to be quick before they go. There must have been a lot of empty space by the weekend.
They do not even open the chalets to the public now at weekends.
Pics are not great, normal Farnborough clutter, but my memories of the more interesting airliners.
Hope you enjoy seeing what was around.

ATR72 going to Braathens Regional F-WWEH

Pilatus PC-12 in special colours HB-FWA

A320 Air Asia, 9M-AJA not a delivery cn5897, promotional trip ?

Canadair CRJ-1000 Iberia Regional (Air Nostrum) EC-MLC recently delivered.

Bombardier CS100 C-GWXZ Swiss colours. Swiss will use them into London City.

EMB-190 PR-ZEY one of Embraers new E2 models.

B747-8 CargoLogicAir G-CLAB. I can verify that standing under the belly keeps you dry in the rain.

An124 Volga-Dnepr RA-82081. Nice to get up close.

An124 Volga-Dnepr RA-82081. People proving that an An124 is just as effective to shelter from rain.

An178 UR-EXP, very sleek.

A350 F-WWCF company colours highlighting carbon makeup.

B727 G-OSRA demonstrating spraying. Nice to still see B727.

B787-9 ANA N1015B

B737-8 MAX Boeing N8704Q - they will be common, but the first is always nice.

B737-8 MAX Boeing N8704Q another shot.

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Re: Tuesday at Farnborough

Post by Bob UK » Sun Jul 17, 2016 6:16 am

A nice mix there, I do like the AN178 :thumb: :thumbs: & a great shot of the 727 :thumbs: :thumbs:
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Re: Tuesday at Farnborough

Post by bizfreeq » Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:59 am

Nice shots. The Air Asia was there in conjunction with the major Airbus order they placed that day at the show.

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Re: Tuesday at Farnborough

Post by andygolfer » Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:38 am

that's a nice selection, I like the An.124 ans 747-8F pics as a comparison.

It is a shame that the show has declined on the public days, I wonder how long it will be before it ends on the Friday. The shows of the 60's and 70's were such amazing events that it saddens me to see what it's like now. All the banners and fences make photography much harder but I suppose it's all about sales and not a spectacle for the public, you did very well in the circumstances.

I last went 6 years ago and was a bit underwhelmed by it and can't see me ever going back now, with the airliners etc not there on public days I prefer to go to an airport nowadays. Just 2 posts form Farnborough is an indication of the decline of the show (and neither from the public days) - did anybody go over the weekend?

thanks for posting them.

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