ABACE static to feature expanded range of helicopters


This years Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) will feature an expanded display of helicopters.

The show will be held at Shanghai’s Hongqiao Airport between 14-16 April 2015.

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Helicopters featured in the ABACE static display for the first time in 2014.

A press release issued by the show’s organisers said: “Following the successful introduction of helicopters to the static display at ABACE 2014, the 2015 event will include an expanded selection of rotorcraft, including the new Guimbal Cabri G2 light helicopter that will make its ABACE introduction at this year’s show.”

In its annual Asia Pacific Civil Helicopter Fleet Report, Asian Sky Group said the Asia-Pacific helicopter fleet grew by nine percent in 2014.

The company’s data shows that the biggest rise in the region was recorded in China, where the mainland fleet grew by 29 per cent.