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THE INTERNATIONAL PARIS AIR SHOW COMES BACK

The 50th edition of the International Paris Air Show will be held at Paris-Le Bourget Exhibition Centre between 17 and 23 June 2013.

F_d626574677d8be7d826735b66e6d6d57506d4a1f370a9_603_400The International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, which was created in 1909, continues to be recognised as the world’s leading aviation and space industry event.

The last show in 2011 saw the involvement of over 2,100 exhibiting companies, almost 300 high-level official delegations and some 151,000 professional visitors from around the globe.

The show, which drives development in the aerospace sector within France and acts as a catalyst for numerous international partnerships, is the key networking and business event for industry decisionmakers, the ideal place to exhibit, sell and buy the sector’s latest innovations.

Russian aircraft makes a big comeback

Visitors to the 50th Paris Air Show will be treated to daily flight demonstrations of the Sukhoi Su 35 presented by United Aircraft CorporationIrkut Corporation’s Yak 130, military training aircraft, will also be presented in flight. And finally, Super Jet International will be showing its 100-seat commercial airliner, the Super Jet 100, in the static display area.

The organisers are delighted to see so many Russian aircraft at Le Bourget this year,adding to the variety of flying displays of interest to both trade visitors and the general public.

Some 120 aircraft are registered and there will be 27 national pavilions occupying an area of almost 30,000 m2.“With a full complement of exhibitors, the 50th Paris Air Show promises to be a resounding success. This is a reflection of the booming aerospace industry and confirms our position as the world’s leading air show”, says Emeric d’Arcimoles, Commissaire Général of the International Paris Air Show.

Henry BORZI

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