Here’s a look at next year’s most promising air shows.
8th Aero India
February 9-13, Bengaluru
Aero India is the largest aviation show in Asia. In 2009, flight shows were held twice daily and featured aircraft from India and around the world. Log on to www.aeroindia.in .
10th Avalon International Airshow
March 1 - 6, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
The biennial Avalon exhibition will fete 90 years of the Royal Australian Air Force in 2011. The public show runs from March 4-6. Visitors can also explore the static displays, which featured 562 aircraft in 2009. Log on to www.airshow.net.au
49th International Paris Air Show
June 20-26, Paris, France
The Paris Air Show is held annually at Paris’ Le Bourget Airport. Over 2,000 exhibitors attend from around the world, with over 140 aircraft taking to the skies for daily flying displays. Log on to www.paris-air-show.com
40th Royal International Air Tattoo
July 16-17, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
The world’s largest military air show is held annually at RAF Fairford base in the United Kingdom, attracting thousands of visitors and daring aerobatic displays from the world’s air forces. Log on to www.airtattoo.com