MiG29 performs during the MAKS 2013 aerospace show in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow. Source: Roman Azanov / TVZvezda
More than 700 Russian and foreign companies from 30 countries will put their products on display at the MAKS-2015 aerospace show which will be held in the Moscow region's town of Zhukovsky in late August, the organizers of the aerospace show said.
"The exhibition grounds are almost fully booked. Some 584 Russian and 156 foreign corporations and companies from 30 countries have applied for it [the aerospace show]," Russian Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Andrei Boginsky was quoted as saying in a statement released at a news conference on MAKS-2015.
The organizers said that the first three days have been declared as business days.
The flight demonstration program will be curtailed this time. More than 110 aircraft of domestic and foreign producers will be shown at the static grounds.
The organizers of the aerospace show said that 81 aircraft, including the jets of eight aerobatic groups, had applied for flights under the demonstration program.
The Russian aerobatic team Russian Knights will conduct demonstration flights using Sukhoi Su-30 and Su-27 fighters, the Swifts team using MiG-29 fighters, Falcons of Russia using Su-30 fighters, the Berkuty helicopter aerobatic team using Mil Mi-28 helicopters and Wings of Taurida using Yakovlev Yak-130 combat training planes.
In addition, Russia's Voluntary Association for Assistance to the Army, Aviation and Air Force (DOSAAF) aerobatic team Rus will be represented by L-39 training jets. Meanwhile, the flights will feature private aerobatic teams, namely Russia's First Flight and Latvia's Baltic-Bees using L-39 jets.
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