IN THE aftermath of the Kosovo conflict, many military airshow organisers are facing problems due to personnel shortages and operational commitments. Fortunately for RAF Waddington and the airshow public, the Lincolnshire airfield was spared and the show went ahead as planned over the weekend of June 26/27.
For a change it was blessed with superb weather — well, for at least 50% of the weekend — with the Saturday offering almost perfect conditions. The event also succeeded in attracting some very interesting aircraft, despite many units still winding down from operations over Yugoslavia. Participants from Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany,
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The signing of 30 contracts for the supply of 202 aircraft of various types for a total of 11.8 billion dollars ended in the Chinese town of Zhuhai 9th international aerospace show. This was said organizers of the exhibition "China Eyrshou-2012."
Today's review of the achievements of the global aviation industry in the south of the Middle Kingdom was the most ambitious in the history of the meeting since 1996 Airshow attended by 650 companies from 39 countries and regions, including such giants as "Boeing", "airbus", "Bombardier". There were more than hundreds of aircraft, the third part of which made
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In Berlin, passed Airshow ILA-2010, in which took part in 1150 exhibits from 48 countries. It showed 260 aircraft: passenger and military aircraft, old airplanes and impressive "giants of the air". «ILA has become the most popular in the world of interior in the number of aircraft and shrouded range," — says a representative of the exhibition company Messe Berlin Michael Hofer.
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On Airshow MAX is not Russian competitive new products, said in an interview with "Relevant comments" President of the Academy of Geopolitical problems, Colonel-General Leonid Ivashov. According to him, «Superjet 100" assembled by 90% of the western units, and it's more "Boeing", what, indeed, the Russian aircraft.
"Again, the Tu-204, Tu-304 has been repeatedly shown, but not in demand in the domestic market, that's what we show, and the novelty will not be there," — said the source of AA. He noted that Airshow will show the "process of destruction of our civilian aircraft industry."
"The situation is somewhat better
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In the Cultural Center of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on July 23, a briefing Chief of Air Force Major General Victor Bondarev for air force attache foreign countries accredited in RF.
As told in the press service of the Office of disk imaging and the Defense Ministry, the main topic was the speech of Viktor Bondarev further celebration of the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Russian Air Force, the program of events dedicated to this significant event, zabugornyh role in their delegations and aerobatic teams, as the agenda day or international military Conference "The
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