On April 29, the 3rd Aerospace Fair of Mexico was held at Santa Lucia Air Force Base, northeast of Mexico City. It is the second time for CATIC to attend the exhibition on behalf of AVIC.
CATIC showcased its UAV and trainer products, including Wing Loong I and Wing Loong II, Harrier I, L-15B light fighter trainer, K-8 basic trainer and AC312E multi-role helicopter. While the newly appeared Wing Loong I and Wing Loong II’s 1:1 static models attracted large amount of visitors with their inquiries, the L15 simulator also took many foreign pilots to experience the excellent performances of L15.
Through the exhibition, CATIC shows the strength of the Chinese aviation industry, promotes the understanding of the Chinese aviation products from those Latin American countries and enhances the exchange and communication with the Latin American military community.
The FAMEX, which takes place every two years, has become one the most influential aerospace exhibitions in the Latin American Region. This year of fair brought 505 exhibitors form 35 countries and regions, which is larger than the last fair.
The Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA’19) was held in Malaysia from March 26 to 30. CATIC brought the Wing Loong UAV to the exhibition on behalf of AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China, Ltd.).
CATIC organized the Wing Loong UAV promotion for this fair. The full size Wing Loong II and weaponry models showcasing demonstrate the Chinese cutting-edge level of the medium long durance reconnaissance/strike UAV developed by AVIC itself.
Full size Wing Loong II model
On the first day, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir visited the Wing Loong II at the static display area and listened to the product presentation.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir listening to the product presentation
Starting from 1991, the LIMA exhibition this year attracted 360 exhibitors from over 30 countries and regions. The Malaysian Government is devoted to building the exhibition into an influential exhibition in the Asia-Pacific Region. Highlighted by the maritime and aerospace defense products, ship building and maintenance as well as business aviation, the seminars, flight demonstration and maritime demonstration were also followed with the exhibition. The missile frigate Yueyang of the Chinese PLA Navy also participated in the naval review.