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Media Registrations for Aero India 2021

  • 03 Nov 2020
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Recently, the online media registration for the 13th edition of Aero India has been started, which will be held at Air Force Station, Bengaluru (Karnataka) in February 2021.

Key Points

  • Aero India is a biennial international military and civil airshow.
    • It is a premier event that draws international and Indian military and civil aircraft makers, their support industries, military brass and government dignitaries and business visitors.
    • It provides a unique opportunity for the exchange of information, ideas and new developments in the aviation industry, in addition to giving a fillip to the domestic aviation industry furthering the cause of Make in India.
  • The Yelahanka air base, about 30 km from the city centre Bengaluru, has been hosting the air show in February since it was started in 1996.
  • In 2019, it was organised by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) and in 2021, it will be organised by the Defence Exhibition Organisation, Ministry of Defence.
    • DEO is an autonomous organisation of the Indian Government established in 1981, to promote the export potential of the Indian defence industry.
    • It is responsible for organising international exhibitions such as DefExpo and Indian participation at overseas exhibitions.

Source: PIB

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