Zhuhai Airshow in Photos

Take a look inside China's Oshkosh equivalent.

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** Traditional parachute jump during the opening ceremonies. **
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** How to make guided missiles more photogenic.**
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** The General Aviation display**
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** The Breitling Team performed every afternoon in a low overcast. **
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** Breitling Team wing walkers preparing for the afternoon performance.**
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**Rhett Ross, CEO of Continental Motor and AVIC executives announce distributor agreement with Redbird Flight Simulations, Inc. **
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Barriers and guards insure that crowds can’t get near any of the airplanes.
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This mockup of the Cirrus Jet was assembled in China.
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A Redbird FMX simulator on display at AVIC International’s booth. AVIC is the exclusive distributor of Redbird equipment in China.
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Vintage Chinese aircraft on display.
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** The EPIC rebranded by AVIC.**
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A Chinese designed and built flight simulator.
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Nothing says General Aviation quite like this.
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The Russian Pavilion
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Bell Helicopter and other Textron companies including Cessna and Lycoming engine made an impressive showing.
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All of the impressive indoor displays were constructed from scratch over the previous week. When the show was over each was torn down and scrapped.
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** Jeff Matthyssen of Redbird teaches some attendees to land an airplane.**
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The ramp side entrance to the indoor displays.
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A Chinese built SR20 being used for flight training.
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** The lineup of Cessna aircraft to be built in China. Only VIPs are allowed to approach the aircraft.**
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** The AVIC LE500, also known as the Trinida.**
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This 1930s vintage passenger bi-plane, the Y5B is one of many still in regular use in Western China.
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An AC311 Light Helo
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An AVIC Wing Loong. Look familiar?
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The one and only ultralight at the show
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** Security personnel numbered in the thousand.**
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The Chinese love simulators as much as everyone else.
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** Not every translation is perfect.**
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** A Phenom 300 on display**
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A Robinson R44 on display
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Door hinges are used on the ailerons of this Chinese built amphibian LSA, the Freedom S100. Clearly, this makes pre-flight inspections easier.
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Todd Willinger, CEO of Redbird Flight Simulations discusses the use of simulation in training with Jin Dongsheng, chairman of Beijing Bluesky Aviation.
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** The day ends and the sun goes down on the Chinese rockets at the entrance to the airshow.**