Singapore Airshow 2018

By David Oliver

Singapore Airshow 2018 lives up to its claim to be Asia’s largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the World. A key gateway to Asia’s thriving aerospace industry, the Singapore Airshow offers a wide range of potential business opportunities presented by 1,062 companies and 50 countries participating in the exhibition.

It importance was illustrated by the fact that on the opening day Singapore’s Prime Minister, several deputy ministers and military service chiefs were present at the opening ceremony and toured the national and international stands.

Lee Hsien Loong
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ©EDR

The static display showcased the latest generation of military aircraft including the F-35B Lighting II TOVL aircraft making it first appearance at an airshow in Asia, a Royal Thai Air Force Gripen and a Royal Australian Air force E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft, while aircraft from Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and South Korea took part in the flying display.




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