China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition

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China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition
Genre Air show
Dates November
Frequency Even years
Venue Jinwan Airport
Location(s) Zhuhai, Guangdong
Coordinates 22°00′25″N 113°22′34″E / 22.00694°N 113.37611°E / 22.00694; 113.37611
Country  China
Established 1996
Attendance 320,000 (2012)[1]
Activity Aerobatic displays
Organized by Zhuhai Airshow Co., Ltd.
Website
airshow.com.cn/en/

China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Chinese: 中国国际航空航天博览会) also known as Airshow China or Zhuhai Airshow is the largest airshow in mainland China. It has been held once every two years in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China, since 1996.[2]

History[edit]

August 1st Chengdu J-10 flying in a delta formation
Pakistan Air Force Sherdils' K-8 Karakorum trainer performance

The first Airshow China was held from 5 November to 10 November 1996. Performances included:

The second Airshow China was held from 15 November to 22 November 1998. Performances included:

The third Airshow China was held from 6 November to 12 November 2000. Performances included:

The fourth Airshow China was held from 3 November to 7 November 2002.[6]

The fifth Airshow China was held from 1 November to 7 November 2004. Yang Liwei was present. Performances included:

The sixth Airshow China was held from 31 October to 5 November 2006. The first three days were corporate days and not open to public. The remaining three days were public days. Over 30 countries and 600 aviation companies took part. Performances included:

The seventh Airshow China was held from 4 November to 9 November 2008. Some 4 billion U.S. dollars worth of deals were signed at the six-day event, including one involving Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) selling 25 ARJ21-700 regional jets to GE Commercial Aviation Services of the United States (first delivery by 2013). Additionally, the Chengdu J-10 and Xian JH-7A both made their first public appearances.[9] Other performances included:

The eighth Airshow China was held in Zhuhai from 16 November to 21 November 2010.[9] It included:

The ninth Airshow China in 2012 included:

List of Past Performers (incomplete)[edit]

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