Langkawi. May debuts will take place at this year’s LIMA. Growing every time since 1991, LIMA has always had new entrants participating and this year is going to be no different. Lets take a look at the debutants of 2017.


New Aerobatic Teams

Black Eagles. the aerobatic team of the Republic of Korea Air Force will be making a first-time appearance at LIMA Black Eagles comes with a compliment of 9 KAI – TSOB jet aircraft. Another first is the presence ofSarang Helicopter Aerobatic Team. Sarang (Peacock in English) is the helicopter display team of the Indian Air Force. The team flies four modified HAL Dhruv helicopters. developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

New Commercial Pavilion

The Ministry of Transport Malaysia has taken the lead to bring the commercial maritime/aviation community. The pavilion ( 990sqm) will feature for the first-time companies from Federal port Authorities, Port Opera­tors, Port Auxiliary Services and Cruise Liners.

New Countries

Austria. Brazil. Brunei, Estonia. Hong Kong, The Netherlands, Philippines, Poland. Thailand. and Ukraine.

New UAVs & AUV Display

• USAF MQ-1 Predator • MQ-8 Fire Scout • Thales FuImar mini-UAV • SAAB AUV 62AT • UAV from Ukraine