> Zhuhai Airshow
It's all in the air
(China Daily)
Updated: 2008-11-07 07:44

 

Two jets of the Indian Air Force aerobatics team fly in opposite directions during a drill on Tuesday. Lu Hanxin

Six hundred exhibitors, more than 60 aircraft, 35 countries and regions - that's what the 7th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, can boast of. A number of China's latest aviation and aerospace technologies have made their debut at the biennial event, too. Some snapshots for the Nov 4-9 airshow

 

The public gets its first look at a homemade Chengdu J-10 fighter. Zhou Wenjie

 

The back-up orbital pot used in the Shenzhou VII mission in September, when Chinese astronaut Zhai Zhigang walked in space, draws the camera eye. Lu Hanxin

 

The world's biggest aircraft, Airbus A380, flies at low altitude for a change. Li Jiansu

 

Chinese air force parachuters weave a pattern in the sky. Li Jiansu

 

A child seems to be carrying an SY400 long-range missile on his back. Reuters

 

A life-size model of a lunar rover gets the appreciation of a visitor. Reuters

 

Cute little helicopter models attract a couple of beauties. Lu Hanxin

(China Daily 11/07/2008 page7)