BOE773 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 3180 times:
I just read today that the Farnborough airshow had only 100 static display aircraft in the 2004 show. I wonder how many aircraft were on static display at Paris last year. Is the Paris airshow bigger and better?
VirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4579 posts, RR: 40
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2658 times:
In 2004, there was a fair bit of talk of Farnborough dwindling in comparison to Paris, and even questions of whether it was worth continuing it in the future, or consolidating to the bi-annual Paris Air Show. I was just reading an article about this recently, though I can't recall where exactly.
Given this year's Farnborough seems to be a reversal of the trend, to borrow the phrase, stories of its demise have been greatly exaggerated...
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