Paris Air Show 2013. How it was ...
Paris Air Show 2013. How it was ...

With 17 23 on June 2013, in the Paris suburb of Le Bourget jubilee he International Aerospace Show Paris Air Show 2013. It was attended by more than 3 44 thousand companies from countries. Most large-scale expositions of France (1040 organizations) and the US (350 organizations). In total in the exhibition participated more than 140 aircraft and the flight program was attended by about 40 aircraft.

Airbus A350

Airbus A350
Salon was rich in openings. For the first time in Le Bourget, Airbus demonstrated A350, -ganship- MC-27J, Su-35. light attack turboprop Embraer A-29 Super Tucano and his main rival Beechcraft AT-6C Texan II, Ka and Ka-52-62, experimental tiltrotor Augusta Westland Project Zero, equipped with electric motors, drones Dassault Aviation Neuron and Piaggio Aero P. 1HH Hammerhead, as well as the historic biplane Ansaldo SVA 9 1918 from a distant year.

Ka-62

Ka-62

Ukraine in Paris represented the line of developments of the Antonov state enterprise. On the ground and in the air were demonstrated transport aircraft KVP Dn-70 and passenger An-158, received in the press the title of the most elegant aircraft of the exhibition. New aircraft engine building and rocket and space programs were demonstrated. The delegation was led by the Prime Minister of Ukraine N. Ya. Azarov, who held a number of working meetings with partners of Ukrainian companies, spoke at a conference of salon organizers and met with the press.

Feature Paris Air Show 2013 - emphasis on civil airplanes (about 70% of the exhibits). First of all, this is due to a decrease in demand for military products in the EEA. Key program warplanes deferred, curtailed or canceled. In particular, significantly reduced production volumes and the rate of supply Typhoon and Rafale fighters Europe. Deteriorated and forecasts for shipments to Europe the latest American fighters F-35. If 2008 was planned that the Old World countries 5 450 procure these aircraft, today this number was reduced to 330 units.

F-35

F-35

Perhaps the only European combat aircraft, the development of which received government support, has become a fighter SAAB Gripen. In December 2012, the Swedish Parliament has given new impetus to this program, endorsing the development and purchase of single varinta Gripen-E.

SAAB Gripen

SAAB Gripen

There was a reorientation of the main producers of military aircraft to the Asia-Pacific sales markets and demonstration of military products is planned at regional air shows in Dubai and Singapore. In particular, the United States in Paris exhibited only three types of military aircraft - unmanned reconnaissance aircraft MQ-9 Reaper, Light attack turboprop AT 6S Texan II and light reconnaissance helicopter Bell 407GT.

Bell 407GT

Bell 407GT
The only country in which the exhibition was dominated by military vehicles, was Russia, which presented Su-35, Yak-130. as well as an attack helicopter Ka-52. Her civilian component was limited to passenger aircraft SSJ-100 and multi-purpose helicopter Ka-62.

SJS-100

SSJ-100 3434

During the Paris Air Show 2013 greatest commercial success was accompanied by Boeing and Airbus, has received orders for more than 135 bln. USD, exceeding the forecasts of the organizers of the cabin. For comparison, in 2011 Mr. Le Bourget in all fields was contracted for about 100 bln. USD.

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