Up To 150 Aircraft On Display At Next Week’s Dubai Airshow

Dubai, UAE. 6 November 2013 – The Dubai Airshow will welcome up to 150 aircraft on the static display next week; with some appearing for the first time in the Middle East. The Dubai Airshow takes place 17 to 21 November 2013 and is moving to a new purpose built home at Dubai World Central (DWC), located in Jebel Ali, Dubai.

The 13th edition is set to be the largest in the show’s 26 year history, with more than 1,000 exhibitors and up to 60,000 trade visitors expected – up 5% and 7% respectively from 2011.

The daily flying demonstration will take place between 2pm and 5pm approx.; displaying a full range of both civil and military aircraft, including the Eurofighter Typhoon, Boeing’s F/A 18 Super Hornet and making its debut in the Gulf – the A400M.

Meanwhile, the static park will feature the Bell/Boeing V-22 Tilt Rotor, Qatar Airways B787-8 Dreamliner, Emirates A380; amongst the power line up of new to show aircraft is the Boeing CH-47F Chinook.

The static will also showcase various types of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) such as Adcom’s United-40 and Adasi’s Aerostat 200; plus over 50 business aircraft comprising of family fleets from all the major OEMs including Bombardier, Embraer, Gulfstream and Dassault Aviation. Attendees will experience first hand many of the industry’s key aircraft parked on the static at the Dubai Airshow.

The flying display will see the return of the UAE’s very own aerobatics team, the Al Fursan – which will fly Alenia Aermacchi aircraft along with the Red Arrows from the UK, flying the dual control BAE Systems Hawk T1.

Sharief Fahmy, CEO, F&E Aerospace said: “The number of aircraft booked is a testament to the strength of the show; consisting of both commercial and military. The Dubai Airshow static and aerial display historically has always been visually impressive and this year’s show will be no different – the Dubai Airshow takes place every 2 years, so it’s an event not to be missed!”

The Dubai Airshow is open to trade and professional visitors only. Visitors can register online now www.dubaiairshow.aero/register and Press can also register online at http://www.dubaiairshow.aero/media/media-registration it is strongly recommended for all attendees to register online before coming to the show.

The Dubai Airshow is organised under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and in co-operation with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Dubai Airports and the UAE Armed Forces.

For F&E Aerospace, contact: Gemma L’Appanna, PR Manager – T: +971 4603 3300 M: +971 555 163 914; E: gemma.lappanna@dubai.aero

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