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Farnborough Airshow key facts

Farnborough Airshow key facts
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  • Farnborough is a biennial event that takes place in Hampshire, south England
  • The show this year runs from 19-25 July 2010
  • It is open to public 24-25 July 2010
  • Farnborough is the largest temporary exhibition in the world

  • One of biggest events in aerospace and air defence industry
  • Core themes of trade event: aerospace, defence, security, space
  • The airshow has been going for more than 60 years and began in 1948
  • In 2008 nearly US 90 billion dollars worth of business was announced this year is expected to exceed that
  • This year’s air shows will have historical theme to mark 70th anniversary of Battle of Britain
  • Most of the aircraft built during the First World War were actually designed at Farnborough