By Sangeeta Saxena & Chaitali Bag
Farnborough. 17 July 2022. The city is palpating with excitement and so is team ADU. After the rude break created by the COVID-19 invasion on the world, it is time for the global aviation fraternity to get back to brainstroming, showcasing, buying and selling at the traditional aviators’ paradise in this little town , an hour from the teeming British capital London. All roads will lead to Farnborough from tomorrow morning and tonight ADU is at the the show to take stock of how the show looks on the eve of it’s opening.And beleive us it looks enchanting!
In precisely twelve hours the show will be underway and the venue is activity personified. The Gates A & B are all ready and this time the entry into the show is with a great photo opportunity with a huge photo point FIA 2022. As we enter the lane with the flags of the participating countries , it is a moment of pride for us to see the Indian tricolour flying with glory.
The flying display over Farnborough skies promises to be an audience’s delight. Whilst Boeing and Airbus have their aircraft in good strength, aircraft from Leonardo, ATR, Bell, Dassault, Embraer, L3 Technologies, Piaggio Aerospace , Mitsubhishi MRJ, Honda and Pilatus to name just a few will also be there like always.
With nearly fifteen hundred exhibitors from forty eight countries, different aircraft types on both static and flying display, FIA 2022 will be a truly global event. Fighters, Cargo, business aircraft and helicopters will be present in good strength at the show.
Returning with the largest international presence yet, the Space Zone will be offering exceptional opportunities to network with the leading innovators driving this growing sector, showcasing the latest developments from across the globe.Located within one of the new soundstages located alongside Hall 4, the Space Zone will be an unmissable addition to the Farnborough International Airshow.
UAVs from world over will be both a part of static and flying display at the show. Elbit Systems, Airbus, Boeing Northrop Grumman and many others will showcase their unmanned systems .
Engine makers, Communications & Signal equipment producers, Avionics industry , missile makers, rotary and fixed wing manufacturers and all ancillary industry of aerospace will be showcasing their best at FIA, thereby creating a buyer-sellers platform for the world.
fifteen hundred exhibitors
Cargo will also be the buzz word at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow with a 1,000sqm village centred around a static display of ‘giants of the sky ‘ . The Innovation Zone is a unique opportunity for research & technology and skills providers to showcase their latest technological advances and develop new partnerships with businesses, government and academia from around the world. The Zone also acts as a focal point for Futures Day – the industry’s single largest STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) and outreach activity, attracting the next generation of scientists and engineers to drive our sectors forward.
With just 12 hours to go all eyes are on Farnborough and fingers crossed that the show under the shadow of the war in Ukraine, turns out to be a success as always.