The 7th International Exhibition of Helicopter Industry, HeliRussia-2014, was held in Moscow between the 22nd and 24th May. Once again the Crocus Expo Centre opened its doors to exhibitors and guests from different countries of the world. This time HeliRussia became a meeting place for 212 companies from 20 countries engaged in the design, manufacture and operation of helicopters and associated equipment.
This was the 14th EBACE exhibition now well established as Europe’s showcase for Business Aviation and only second to the NBAA Convention in the USA in the worldwide calendar. So successful has EBACE become that some manufacturers now shy away from the broader tradeshows in favour of this specialise event. This year saw some rearrangement of the indoor exhibition spaces but still sported a full static display of the current types on offer.
In keeping with a well-established tradition, the military parade in Moscow on occasion of the Victory Day celebrations included a flypast by 69 military aircraft, the number reflecting the fact that it is the 69th anniversary of V-Day.