In Pics: It is Airbus vs Boeing at the 50th Paris Air show

The Boeing vs Airbus rivalry has dominated the on... more

An aerial view of the 50th Paris Air Show, at the Le Bourget airport near Paris. The air show runs from 17 to 23 June. Reuters
1/7An aerial view of the 50th Paris Air Show, at the Le Bourget airport near Paris. The air show runs from 17 to 23 June. Reuters
An Airbus A380 (R) superjumbo jet flies over Le Bourget airport. One of the big aviation financers, Doric Asset Finance, placed a $8 billion order for 20 Airbus A380s. AFP
2/7An Airbus A380 (R) superjumbo jet flies over Le Bourget airport. One of the big aviation financers, Doric Asset Finance, placed a $8 billion order for 20 Airbus A380s. AFP
An Extra 330SC, a single-seat aerobatic monoplane made by Extra Aircraft, takes part in a flying display during the air show. Reuters
3/7An Extra 330SC, a single-seat aerobatic monoplane made by Extra Aircraft, takes part in a flying display during the air show. Reuters
Eurocopter Tiger H61 helicopters display their flying skills at the Le Bourget airport. Reuters
4/7Eurocopter Tiger H61 helicopters display their flying skills at the Le Bourget airport. Reuters
A Dassault Rafale fighter aircraft during the air show. India had earlier placed an order for 126 of these combat jets. Reuters
5/7A Dassault Rafale fighter aircraft during the air show. India had earlier placed an order for 126 of these combat jets. Reuters
An Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliner flies over Le Bourget airport. After trouble with the Dreamliners lithium-ion batteries, Boeing had grounded the aircraft temporarily but they’re back in the air now. AFP
6/7An Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliner flies over Le Bourget airport. After trouble with the Dreamliners lithium-ion batteries, Boeing had grounded the aircraft temporarily but they’re back in the air now. AFP
An Airbus A400M military aircraft followed by Alphajet planes from the Patrouille de France (France’s Patrol) during a flying display. Reuters
7/7An Airbus A400M military aircraft followed by Alphajet planes from the Patrouille de France (France’s Patrol) during a flying display. Reuters
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