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China wraps up air show with record deals

Updated: Nov 17,2014 8:47 AM     Xinhua

ZHUHAI — China wrapped up its air show in the southern port city of Zhuhai, Guangdong province on Nov 16 with over 300 deals worth a record $23.4 billion signed, according to the show organizer.

The 10th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which started on Nov 11, witnessed sales of 227 aircraft of different types.

More than 700 aviation and aerospace manufacturers from 41 countries and regions attended the six-day air show. Meanwhile, the show attracted a record audience of nearly 410,000 people, the organizer said.

More than 130 various aircraft were displayed at the major air show in China, and stunt flying was performed by female fighter pilots from the China Air Force with J-10 fighters, according to the organizer.

The next air show will be held Nov 1-6, 2016 in Zhuhai, it said.