Airbus 350 XWB takes center stage at Paris Air Show

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The long-range jetliner Airbus 350 XWB glided over the crowd at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget on Tuesday. The extra-wide-bodied jet can carry up to 366 passengers and its wings are made primarily of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer. During the event 2,215 exhibitors from more than 46 countries displayed the latest in aircraft manufacturing, aerospace technology and civil aviation equipment, along with weapons and military equipment for air defense units.