Boeing to Display Fuel Efficient Jets and Defense Capabilities at 2023 Paris Air Show
Boeing will show their newest commercial jets, the 737-10 MAX and 777-9 in a flying display at the 2023 Paris Air Show. The company will also present defense capabilities and debut Wisk Aero’s 6th generation autonomous all-electric taxi.
On Monday (June 12, 2023), Boeing outlined their plans for the 2023 Paris Air Show. The aerospace giant will showcase their newest commercial jets, the 737-10 MAX and 777-9 in a soaring flying display, and will also present defense capabilities such as the CH-47F Chinook, AH-64D Apache, P-8A Poseidon and KC-46A Pegasus. Additionally, Boeing subsidiary Wisk Aero’s 6th generation autonomous, all-electric air taxi will make its public debut, including a completed interior. The company will also open their ‘Cascade’ emissions modeling platform to the public, along with a new data visualization tool for SAF. The 54th edition of the Paris Air Show will take place from June 19th through June 25, 2023 at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions. The first four days will be reserved for trade visitors, followed by three days open to the general public.
In Monday’s announcement, Boeing Global’s President, Dr. Brendan Nelson, said,
“As our industry returns to Le Bourget, we look forward to joining our customers, suppliers and partners at a time when commercial air travel demand is surging and defense platforms are more critical to global security. For more than a century, Boeing has protected, connected and inspired people around the world through innovation and transformative products. With sustainable growth at the forefront of the next 100 years, we will continue to collaborate around the globe to support aviation’s commitment to net zero emissions by 2050.”
The Boeing 737-10 MAX and 777-9 will debut at Le Bourget on June 18, 2023. The 737-10 will provide operators with more capacity, greater fuel efficiency, and the best per-seat economics of any single-aisle aircraft. To date, the 737 MAX Family has received over 3,500 net orders, and its advanced aerodynamic design and highly efficient engines reduce fuel use and emissions by 20 percent and noise footprint by 50 percent compared to previous generation aircraft.
The world’s largest and most efficient twinjet, the Boeing 777-9 encompasses advanced design features from the 787 Dreamliner Family. The airplane will deliver a ten percent reduction in fuel use, emissions and operating costs compared to the competition. At Exhibit B337, Boeing will be showcasing the 777X passenger interior highlighting its wider cabin, spacious and flexible interior, and options to create an unrivalled passenger experience. Boeing has already booked more than 350 net orders for the 777X Family, including the 777-8 and 777-9 passenger models and the new 777-8 Freighter. Additionally, Riyadh Air, Saudi Arabia’s newest carrier will be showcasing a Boeing-owned 787-9 on static display in its new indigo livery inspired by the sky at dusk.