Paris Air Show 2019: Top 3 Things to Know

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The 53rd International Paris Air Show takes place June 17-23, 2019 at the Exhibition Center of Le Bourget, a few kilometers north of Paris. Limited to trade visitors June 17-20 and open to the general public June 21-23 daily from 8:30am to 6:00pm, the show welcomes aerospace leaders eager to get down to business.

Precipart, a preferred supplier of high precision custom gears, gearboxes, electromechanical assemblies as well as Swiss turned and milled components for a wide range of aerospace applications, will exhibit at Hall 3 Stand B2 where engineers will display various product samples including anti-backlash gearboxes, RVDTs, carrier assemblies, speed increasers, speed reducers, and electro-mechanical assemblies.

Precipart designs and manufactures precision components, gears and motion control systems found in everything from cockpit instrumentation to wing flap actuation on the Airbus and Boeing family of aircraft as well as most business jets, in addition to defense applications and space systems.

Paris Airshow 2019 will be a massive commercial event bringing together global industry players focused on the latest technological innovations. Major international manufacturers and military force representatives from around the world will gather as aerospace leaders announce major sales contracts. Register as a professional or buy general public tickets today.

Here are three things to know about the Paris Air Show 2019:

First, it’s the world’s oldest air show.

Established in 1909, the Paris Air Show—also known as “Salon international de l’aéronautique et de l’espace de Paris-Le Bourget, Salon du Bourget”—holds the title of world’s calendar-oldest show of its kind.

Organized by the Groupement des industries françaises aéronautiques et spatiales (GIFAS)—the French aerospace industry’s primary representative body—the show runs every odd year at Le Bourget Airport in Northern Paris, France.

Visitors can expect a format similar to the Farnborough International Airshow in Britain and ILA Berlin Air Show, both staged in alternate years to the Paris Air Show. (And here’s a fun fact: Le Bourget aerodrome is where Charles Lindbergh landed after his 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic in the Spirit of St. Louis).

The Paris Air Show traces its roots back to the first decade of the 20th century—in 1908—when the Paris Motor Show dedicated a section of its event to aircraft. From September 25 to October 17, 1909, 380 exhibitors displayed products and innovations for 100,000 visitors at a dedicated air show held at the Grand Palais. Interrupted by both World Wars, the show relocated to Le Bourget in 1953. It has since grown to become the aeronautical sector’s premier event.

Second, it’s huge.

Almost 150,000 trade visitors and more than 200,000 members of the general public explored the 122,500 square meters of exhibition space sold by the 2015 Paris Air Show. 296 official delegations from 91 countries and 2,303 exhibitors from 48 countries watched 150 flying performances throughout 192,000 square meters of aircraft space. Coverage from 4,359 accredited journalists and 130 billion dollars of orders consolidated the Paris Air Show’s leadership as the world’s largest aeronautics marketplace.

Third, it’s got everything aerospace.

  • Aircraft construction, assemblies, and sub-assemblies
  • Spacecraft, satellites, and telecommunications
  • Aircraft engines, aerospace power plants, and related equipment
  • Airborne equipment and systems—including weapons
  • Pilots, navaids, and cabin interiors
  • Production equipment, tools, and software
  • Subcontracting—including mechanical engineering and composite materials, and aircraft interiors
  • Composite materials and surface treatment
  • Maintenance, product support and spares, and transport
  • Airport equipment and services

If you’d like to join us or ask us questions about the event, please e-mail us at precisionsolutions@precipart.com.

We hope to see you at Paris Air Show 2019!

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