AERO India 2007 – Update…

Bangalore is gearing up for the roars in the sky….further to the previous post about the Aero India 2007, here is an update…

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Photo courtesy RAC MIG

One of the show stealers can be a full-scale presentation of the Mikoyan-Gurevich aka MiG -35 aircraft at sixth biennial Aero India 2007 air show in Bangalore scheduled for February 7-11,” says RAC MiG Deputy Director General Vladimir Barkovsky.

The MiG -35, an export version of the MiG -29m ovt (Fulcrum F), is a highly maneuverable air superiority fighter powered by RD-33 ovt thrust vectoring engines, similar to the ones installed on Sukhoi SU-30mki multi-role fighters earlier acquired by IAF from Russia.

So what are your waiting for….

Tickets for next months “Aero India 2007,” to be held at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, on the outskirts of Bangalore, are on sale from Thursday 18th Jan 2007.

Tickets will be available through a number of branches of Canara Bank, at the entrance to some malls such as Garuda Mall and Forum, at the International Technology Park Limited and also through a few clubs such as the Bangalore Golf Club and Bowring Institute. The organizers of Aero India 2007 — a consortium consisting of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Farnborough International Limited — are also drawing up a scheme that will allow tickets to be distributed through a few schools too… Tickets can also be ordered via the telephone by calling numbers 25566510 or 9845020264.

Tickets for the general public for entry into the flying display area will be priced at Rs. 200 a day on weekdays and Rs. 300 over the weekend, admission to the swanky trade exhibition halls will be at Rs. 750 a day.

Source : RAC MIG, HINDU

11 Comments so far

  1. Sid (unregistered) on January 23rd, 2007 @ 2:12 pm

    At those ticket prices, shouldn’t they give us some free samples? ;-)


  2. Rajesh (unregistered) on January 23rd, 2007 @ 2:16 pm

    That seems a great propositions ;P,

    Also even if they give the ‘samples’ where will you ‘park’ them in the city ….!!


  3. Sid (unregistered) on January 23rd, 2007 @ 5:19 pm

    I promise I won’t park mine on the sidewalk!


  4. Sid (unregistered) on January 23rd, 2007 @ 5:22 pm

    Oooops, forgot where I am. Here you call sidewalks footpaths.


  5. Naren (unregistered) on January 23rd, 2007 @ 5:45 pm

    The Ticket prices are toooo High!!! Complete Northwards. Its way better to watch on Devanahalli Main Road out of aero Compound. I bet You will have Better look and have more crowd then inside aero Show. Why wanna waste your hard earned money :)


  6. Rajesh (unregistered) on January 23rd, 2007 @ 9:40 pm

    humm, looks like all of us would block the hyderabad highway and sprain our necks!!

    ;-)


  7. Prashanth (unregistered) on January 25th, 2007 @ 8:43 am

    I had gone to the 1st Edition (think so) of Aero India 98 and the Second Edition (or third, not sure) as well. What I found was that while people came for the Displays, on the last day of show, the crowd got unmanageble and many of them were able to take away displays (real good ones at that) kept inside Trade halls.

    Since, other than getting glitzy brouchers, the trade hall contained nothing else of interest to the General Public, from the next edition, they decided to seperate it and charge a higher fee for it aka Business Visitors.

    Cheers


  8. nebu mathew (unregistered) on February 5th, 2007 @ 3:16 pm

    oye yaar! does the Indian Air Force has to make money from this? I am from Chennai and if I visit the show, it will cost me a fortune!


  9. Roopa.k (unregistered) on February 8th, 2007 @ 10:38 am

    i need some more tickets for aeroindia 2007 cisco systems people or asking for the tickets can just conform me wher will i get the tickets for this show


  10. Diana Nancy (unregistered) on February 8th, 2007 @ 5:32 pm

    U do get the tickets @ Garuda Mall, Forum or else @ yelahanka new town itself….


  11. Syed Athiq (unregistered) on February 9th, 2007 @ 7:01 pm

    Hi may I know where we are getting tickets presently.



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