Dubai Airshow

Amazing flying displays by F-22 stole the show. F-22 for the first time in Middle-east gave an opportunity for many in and around the middle-east to appriciate the machine. UAE government expressed interest in acquiring F-35 the cousin of F-22 by 2013.
Other flying displays included Lockheed Martin’s F-16, Boeing F-15 Strike Eagle, Dassault Rafale and Eurofighter. Suprisingly there was no sign of F-15 Silent, Dubai Airshow would have been a good platform for marketing it. On the other note the Chinese promised to fly it’s own 5th generation prototype by the next 10 years.

F-15 Eurofighter_ground

Chinese L-15 Debuts at Dubai Airshow. F-22 amazed people, but they failed to realize that even Hongdu L-15 made it’s appearance for the first time out side China.The Hongdu L-15 Falcon is a supersonic training aircraft / Advanced Jet Trainer aircraft and light attack aircraft being developed by Nanchang-based Hongdu Aviation Industry Corporation (HAIG) to meet PLAAF/PLANAF Lead-In Fighter Trainer (LIFT) requirements.

Ethiopian Airline Confirms the order of 12 Airbus A350 which would be delivered by 2017. It has been a good two days for Airbus.


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