Airexpo

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Airexpo
AirExpo Muret 2007 0155 2007-05-12.jpg
2007 Airexpo
Genre Commercial air show
Dates May
Frequency Every years
Venue Muret - Lherm Aerodrome
Location(s) Muret
Coordinates 43°26′59″N 1°15′46″E / 43.449803°N 1.262799°E / 43.449803; 1.262799Coordinates: 43°26′59″N 1°15′46″E / 43.449803°N 1.262799°E / 43.449803; 1.262799
Country France
Established 1987
Attendance 30 000 (2011)
Activity aerobatic displays
static displays
Organized by École nationale de l'aviation civile and Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace
Website
airexpo.org

Airexpo is a French airshow created in 1987. It is the third most important airshow of France.[1] It is organized by the students of the grandes écoles École nationale de l'aviation civile and those of the Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace.[2] It is yearly organized and most of the time on the Muret - Lherm Aerodrome.[3]

Presentation[edit]

The aircraft are representative of the world of aviation, from the Supermarine Spitfire to the F-18, through the little Robin DR400. Proof of its quality and originality, the airliners are also regularly represented with the participation of Airbus and ATR, with the Airbus A380 and A340-600 or the ATR 72-500.

History[edit]

From Lasbordes to Muret[edit]

The first editions were organized at the Toulouse – Lasbordes Airport. But with the number of visitors increasing, the association decided to move to Muret - Lherm Aerodrome.

16th and 17th editions (2002-2003)[edit]

The 16th edition welcomed the Patrouille de France 1 June 2002. For the 17th edition, 3 May 2003, the eight Alpha Jets come back.

20th and 21st editions (2006-2007)[edit]

The 20th edition welcomed over 30,000 visitors on 13 May 2006. The 21st edition of Airexpo took place on 12 May 2007 and attracted over 33,000 people.

22nd edition (2008)[edit]

The 22nd edition was organized at the Base aérienne 101 Toulouse-Francazal (Francazal airport) on 25 May 2008. The aircraft Douglas DC-3, Noratlas, Dassault Rafale, Airbus A300-600ST Beluga[4] and A380 were at the airshow.

23rd edition (2009)[edit]

The 23rd edition was organized at the Muret - Lherm Aerodrome on 30 May 2009.[5] The aircraft at the airshow was :

24th edition (2010)[edit]

The 24th edition was organized at the Muret - Lherm Aerodrome. More than 30 aircraft were at the airshow, including:

Miss France 2010 was also at the airshow.

25th edition (2011)[edit]

The 25th edition took place on 28 May 2011. Twenty flying displays were presented to the public. Present at the airshow on the occasion of its 25th anniversary were:

26th edition (2012)[edit]

The 26th edition took place on 12 May 2012.[6]

27th edition (2013)[edit]

The 27th edition took place on 8 June 2013 in Muret-Lherm.[7]

28th edition (2014)[edit]

The 28th edition took place on May 31st 2014 in Muret-Lherm airport.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to AirExpo at Wikimedia Commons