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| 05 November, 2017

Dubai Airshow flying displays announced

The flying display at the Dubai Airshow is always a popular feature with exhibitors and visitors alike

Image used for illustrative purpose.
Al Fursan, the aerobatics demonstration team of the UAE Air Force, performs during the Dubai Airshow November 8, 2015.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Al Fursan, the aerobatics demonstration team of the UAE Air Force, performs during the Dubai Airshow November 8, 2015.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
DUBAI - The Dubai Airshow has announced the first round of aircraft expected to demonstrate their abilities in flying displays at the event from 12th to 16th November at Dubai World Centre, Dubai Airshow Site.

Aerobatic displays this year will include the PLAAF August 1st Air Demonstration Team from China, performing in J10As, and the Russian Knights in Sukhoi SU30Ms, in addition to the UAE’s Al Fursan team, flying their Aermacchi MB-339NATs.

Of particular interest this year will be the Calidus B-250 Bader. Making its introduction at the Dubai Airshow 2017, the aircraft is manufactured in the UAE.

Also appearing for the first time will be the Sukhoi SU35, while other aircraft displays will include the Airbus A350, and a Beriev BE200 ES demonstrating its firefighting ability.

"The flying display at the Dubai Airshow is always a popular feature with exhibitors and visitors alike, and 2017 will, of course, be no exception," said Michele van Akelijen, Managing Director of show organisers, Tarsus F&E Middle East.

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