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The 2019 edition of the Paris Air Show took place June 17 to June 23. Year after year, PacMin models continue to charm attendees and attract media attention.

High quality exhibit models are a perfect backdrop to press conferences, especially during early phases of new aircraft like Boom Supersonic’s Overture. Physical models offer a preview of what is to come.

When Boom first arrived on the scene, PacMin models were there to commemorate the occasion. This year, a large 3-foot (1 m) Overture model in Japan Airlines’ livery marks another milestone. While the two companies have been in collaboration for the past year, it is the first time Boom has spoken publically about the partnership.

For new product and brand debuts, models can be delivered with utmost confidentiality ahead of VIP events. This was the case with Mitsubishi Aircraft’s newly rebranded SpaceJet, the relaunch of the De Havilland Canada brand, and the debut of United Technologies’ Project 804.

A striking 1/20 scale M100 jet in the new house colors was on display at the Mitsubishi Chalet. It measures nearly 6-feet long (1.7m) and features subtle metallic spirals across the tail.

At the De Havilland Canada Chalet, a 1/20 scale Dash 8-400 PacMin model was there to celebrate the return of the De Havilland brand. The Dash 8 exhibit model had spinning engines and a new modular tripod.

While the overall design is similar to PacMin’s classic chrome tripod, the interchangeable mounting plate allows customers to change the bank and pitch of the model for more a dynamic exhibit display. The powder coated finish comes in a variety of colors to match any branding.

UTC invited customers to dive deeper into each segment of their business at their chalet. PacMin produced a 1/10 scale Dash 8-100 with spinning propellers and light sequences. It demonstrates how UTC’s hybrid-electric technology could be used in today’s aircraft or in a future X-Plane.

Red and blue lights demonstrate the flow of energy in a hybrid-electric aircraft. To complete the story, a video wall next to the model explains Project 804’s goals in greater detail. Read more about how PacMin created the cutaway and digital content.

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Other notable PacMin models at the Paris Air Show include Boeing’s full size T-X Trainer, Aurora’s CAV, and a variety of desktop models. The PacMin sponsored D-Day Doll also made an appearance during the public days of the show.

Scroll through PacMin exhibit and desktop model highlights below.

For a breakdown of the many commercial aircraft orders announced at the 2019 Paris Air Show, visit FlightGlobal’s dedicated show page.

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PacMin produced several large exhibit models for Boeing at the 2019 AIAA SciTech Forum in San Diego. Exhibit models on display included two concept aircraft, the recently unveiled Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) and the Aurora D8, as well as a 737 MAX 10 which will begin commercial flights in 2020. (more…)

During fall 2018, PacMin Studio, the special projects division of PacMin, produced a custom sectional cargo cutaway and podium for Air Canada. This unique model would be on display at Air Canada Cargo’s booth at the TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition (TACF) in Toronto, Canada. (more…)