We kicked off Day 2 of the Farnborough Airshow by showing what the future holds when it comes to the 777X passenger experience.
Here’s a look at what the future holds inside the 777X.
We’ll build on the interior of today’s 777 and apply 787 Dreamliner cabin innovations, including:
A cabin altitude of 6,000 feet, comparable to the 787
Windows that are more than 15 percent larger than the competition
A cabin that is 16 inches wider than the competition
Higher cabin humidity, comparable to the 787
Enhanced air filtration, next-generation LED lighting, and lower cabin noise
The rest of Day 2 included three more customer announcements and the 787-9 flying display.
By the way, there’s been some speculation that a video showing the 787-9 practicing for the air show over Moses Lake, Washington was computer generated animation. I can tell you for certain that it is actually very real— and quite spectacular. We used a helicopter to capture what this airplane is fully capable of. See the video below— followed a recap of Day 2 in photos.
Air Lease Corporation ordered 26 airplanes - six 777-300ERs and reconfirmed 20 737 MAX 8s.
Intrepid Aviation announced the leasing company’s first direct Boeing order for six 777-300ERs.
CIT Group Inc. announced that CIT Aerospace placed an order for 10 787-9 Dreamliners.
Paying a visit to the 787-9 before its flying display.
Tasty tomatoes at a great little Italian place close to the air show.
Now that’s a great pizza.