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Best of airpower on display at Farnborough

Last updated on: July 21, 2010 09:01 IST

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Farnborough International Airshow opened its skies on July 19 for the 47th internationally acclaimed airshow where the latest in technological innovations are on display. With over 1,300 exhibitors from 38 countries, the airshow is the world's largest temporary exhibition covering 247 acres with anticipated attendance of 250,000 visitors from around the globe.

Indian Minister of State for Defence MM Pallam Raju is in Britain to attend the airshow, one of the biggest in the aviation calendar. Indian defence public sector undertaking Hindustan Aeronautics Limited is among the 1,393 exhibitors from 40 countries participating in the biennial airshow that began on Monday.

Pakistan is showcasing, for the first time, the JF-17 fighter that has been co-developed and co-produced by Pakistan Air Force and China Aviation Technology Import and Export Corporation

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Image: Indian Army's Advanced Light Helicopter in action over Farnborough
Photographs: Reuters
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Image: The Royal Air Force Red Arrow display team and a Vulcan aircraft fly over the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, southern England
Photographs: Kieran Doherty/Reuters
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Image: A Royal Air Force Vulcan shows its skills on the third day of the Farnborough International Airshow
Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters
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Image: A Saab Gripen lightweight multirole fighter makes a sharp turn during a display
Photographs: Kevin Coombs/Reuters
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Image: A Boeing B1-B bomber makes a manoeuvre on the second day of the airshow
Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters
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Image: A Lockhead Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon in action on the second day of the airshow
Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters
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Image: An F-22 Raptor aircraft puts up an excellent display
Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters
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Image: The Airbus Military A400M aircraft prepares to land at the Farnborough International Airshow
Photographs: Kieran Doherty/Reuters
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