We are pleased to congratulate all the lovers and fans of international aviation!
On August 16, 2011 the 10th Air show MAKS 2011 opened the Zhukovsky near Moscow.
The International Aviation and Space salon MAKS is a rightful occupant of a leading position in the ratings of major world aviation forums.
The very idea of the MAKS lies in demonstrating Russian high technologies and domestic market openness to joint ventures with the use of foreign partners' cutting-edge advances.
The important part of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2011 is business program.
A feature that sets the International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS) apart from the leading aviation forums of the world is its rich and colorful flight program.
Unsurpassed flights of Russian and foreign aces will light up the sky over Zhukovsky airfield once again. Unmatched performances of four Russian aerobatic teams wait for visitors at MAKS-2011. They will see performances of "Russian Knights", "Strizhi", "Russian Falcons" and "Rus" aerobatic teams, flights of demonstration planes from USA, France and Italy as well as flights of the best Russian test pilots on Russian modern fighters and civil airplanes!
Among the participants it will also be possible to see the aerobatic team «Baltic Bees» which is the first and exclusive private civil aerobatic team in the Baltic states.
By tradition, the static parking area will opened with the exposition of the United Aircraft Corporation. The exhibits will include Russian modern multipurpose fighters Su-35, MiG-35, Su-30 MK2, as well as the novelty of the Russian civil aircraft industry – Sukhoy superjet-100 aircraft. For the first time Russian PAK FA fighter of the Fifth generation will take part in the flight program.
At the static parking area the Russian Air Force will present the full range of military airplanes and helicopters:Tu-160, A-50, Tu-95, Su-27 SM, MiG-29SMT, Su-24M, Su-25SM, Su-34, MiG-31B, Jak-130, helicopters Ka-52, Mi-26, Mi-8 MTV-5, Mi-28. Also, Russian Helicopters, JSC will demonstrate their wide range of military and civil helicopters. Apart from this, themed flight performances are in the schedule: "Search and Rescue" with participation of Ka-226Т Mi-34S1 helicopters; “Anti-terror” with participation of Ka-52 Mi-28NE, Mi-8 helicopters.
For the first time it will be possible to see about 10 planes of the military period simultaneously in the air of MAKS. The following defense equipment is prepared for demonstrations: I-15bis, I-153, I-16, DIT, Sh-2, three Po-2, two MiG-3 fighters, and also two T-60 tanks, GAZ-AA cars, anti-aircraft gunsand a functioning field kitchen
No doubt that the main premiere of MAKS-2011 will be the biggest passenger airplane А-380 made by Airbus concern.
The French Air Force will demonstrate Rafale fighters in their flight program and the Italian Air Force will demonstrate the only cargo aircraft in the world, performing aerial stunts – S27.
Our travel company "Country Tourism" arranged the tour to MAKS 2011 for an international group of tourists.
There were 28 tourists from different countries including USA, UK, Germany, Brazil, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, France, etc.
We offered different tour programs of 4 or 6 days with visiting MAKS 2011. Each tour program included number of optional excursions togeather with attending of the Airshow in Zhukovsky.
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