Air Show

Zhuhai air show 'bigger and better'

Crowds surround an aircraft at the air show. Organisers say it will be better this year, with 650 exhibitors signed up. Photo: Reuters

The biennial air show which opens in Zhuhai next week promises to be bigger and better this year as it becomes more recognised by international aviation and aerospace manufacturers, say organisers.

Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, 4:24am

Zhuhai air show aims at national pride with array of high-tech thrills

Aerospace specialists, military experts and enthusiasts are optimistic that the Zhuhai air show from tomorrow will meet high expectations concerning flying displays and ground-based exhibits of aircraft and equipment, despite repeated disappointments over the past 14 years.

15 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Advanced fighter jet set for public debut in Zhuhai

China's home-built Xiaolong advanced fighter jet will make its public debut at an international air show in Zhuhai in early November.

The multi-role fighter-bomber is among the most advanced of the 'third-generation' of mainland- designed and manufactured jets and is a co-operative project between China Aviation Industry Corp I and the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex.

28 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Battle for air supremacy

Will Singapore or Hong Kong dominate the Asian circuit of air shows? That battle - waged in corporate and public opinion - has been going strong since the Asian Aerospace 2006 trade show closed last month.

14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Russia sends record team to air show

Russia has sent the largest delegation ever to the Zhuhai air show, which opens on Monday, indicating its eagerness to cash in on China's attempt to bolster its military strength.

An air show official said Russia responded to the organiser's invitation enthusiastically, and volunteered to send advanced weapons and military aircraft seldom exhibited overseas.

4 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

HK delegation to visit air show

The Hong Kong Shippers' Council is to lead a delegation to attend the first China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 96) in Zhuhai on November 7-8.

14 Oct 1996 - 12:00am