5th China Helicopter Exposition opens in Tianjin

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The 5th China Helicopter Exposition opened Thursday in northern China's Tianjin Municipality, highlighting international market-oriented cooperation.

XinhuaUpdated: October 11, 2019

The 5th China Helicopter Exposition opened Thursday in northern China's Tianjin Municipality, highlighting international market-oriented cooperation.

A helicopter takes part in a comprehensive rescue exercise during the ongoing 5th China Helicopter Exposition in north China's Tianjin, Oct. 10, 2019. The 5th China Helicopter Exposition runs from Oct. 10 to 13. [Xinhua]

The four-day expo, with a total exhibition area of about 160,000 square meters, has attracted more than 400 global helicopter-related companies and features multiple activities such as exhibitions, high-level forums and air shows.

A total of 27 helicopters will perform in air shows during the expo.

Visitors can also experience flying a helicopter via virtual reality (VR) techonology in the expo's interactive zone.

The event is jointly held by the Tianjin municipal government, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China and the Chinese People's Liberation Army Ground Force. 

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