Russian air show aims high

August 24th, 2007  

Topic: Russian air show aims high

Russian air show aims high

August 23, 2007 8:19 AM PDT
The distance between France and Russia is more than just half a continent. You can see it in everything from drink (wine vs. vodka) to summer resorts (Cannes vs. Yalta) to political theorists (Rousseau vs. Marx). You can also see it in each country's blockbuster air show.
The biggest event on the aviation industry circuit is the biennial Paris Air Show, the most recent of which took place two months ago. This week, Russia strives for some of that same je ne sais quoi with the MAKS 2007 International Aviation & Space Salon.

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