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There’s no greater rivalry in the commercial aircraft industry than the one between Airbus and Boeing, and with both manufacturers racing to lock in sales for the A350 and 787 Dreamliner, competition is intense. Both planes made an appearance at the last Paris Air Show in 2013, but they’re at it again at Le Bourget, demonstrating advanced maneuvers in front of tens of thousands of customers and fans.
Yesterday, both planes performed during the show’s opening-day flying display — scroll down to see how they did.
Airbus A350XWB at the 2015 Paris Air Show:
Boeing 787-9 (Vietnam Airlines) at the 2015 Paris Air Show:
For more on the Airbus A350 and Boeing 787:
- Flying on the Airbus A350: Which Airlines and Miles to Use
- Philadelphia Will Be the First US City to Get the Airbus A350
- Review: LOT Business Class Warsaw-JFK on 787 Dreamliner
- Boeing 787 Dreamliner Service at North American Airports
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