Newest Business Jets unveiled in Russia at Jet Expo 2012
Jet Expo 2012 international exhibition of business aviation took place at business aviation centre 'Vnukovo-3' in Moscow, 27-29 September 2012. The exhibition saw over 100 companies from 27 countries come together to show 26 modern business jets and helicopters, which were presented on a static display. Highlights at Jet Expo 2012 included Gulfstream announcing its plans to launch an MRO base in Russia; Embraer expressed their anticipation at signing the first contract for Lineage 1000 in Russia next year; Gama Aviation announced the addition of two brand new aircraft (Bombardier Challenger 850 and Boeing BBJ2) to its established portfolio of aircraft managed on behalf of Russia-based customers. Fleet leaders from around the globe were displayed: Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream G450, Bombardier Сhallenger 300, Dassault Falcon 7x, Daher-Socata TBM 850, Hawker Beechcraft 4000, Embraer Legacy 650, Embraer Lineage 1000, Р.180 Avanti II, AW GrandNew, Bell-429, just to name a few. "With some of the biggest names in European business aviation in attendance, Jet Expo acts as the perfect platform for discussing the key issues affecting not only the Russian aviation sector, but also the wider European and global markets", said Sean McGeough, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation president EMEA.