The French Aerospace Industry Will Be Strongly Present At the Farnborough International Airshow 2018
(Source: GIFAS; issued July 10, 2018)
PARIS --- GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association, will lead a strong delegation of close to 60 French companies to the Farnborough International Airshow from 16 to 22 July 2018. They will be showcasing their know-how at the French Pavilion or taking their own stands. The firms include prime contractors, equipment manufacturers, SMEs and maintenance specialists.

By this large presence in one of the most important trade shows of the year, the French aerospace industry is making the export development a priority for our entire industry. The Farnborough International Airshow is also the opportunity for the French manufacturers to meet their international partners.

The 39 companies federated by GIFAS in the French Pavilion France (stands no. 41155, 41360, 41455) for this 2018 Airshow are: AD Industrie, AHG, Air Liquide, Alkan, Aries Alliance, Aubert & Duval, Corse Composites Aéronautiques, CT Ingenierie, Defontaine, Eurep Industries, Excent, Ferry-Capitain Aerospace, Figeac Aero, Laroche Industries, Latécoere, Lauak, Mecachrome, Mecapole, Neopolia, Nexeya, NMB Metals, Nexteam Group, Normandie Aerospace (including Ressorts Masselin, Cordon DS2I, Dedienne Multiplasturgy Group, Delta Plasturgy, Volume-e, Eina), Novae Aerospace, Novintec, Paris St Denis Aero, Potez Aeronautique, Simra (Segula), Socomore, Techman-Head, Titeflex, Union des Forgerons and the International Paris Airshow.

Moreover, will exhibit on their own stand: Airbus Group, ATR, Castle Metals, Cefival, CFM, Constellium, Daher, Dassault Aviation, ECA Group, Hutchinson, Liebherr, MBDA, Safran, Senior Aerospace, Thales, Trescal, Tronico Alcen, We Are Group.

GIFAS organizes the International Paris – Le Bourget Air Show every two years, which is the world’s premier aerospace event. The 53rd Paris-Le Bourget air Show will run from 17 to 23 June 2019.

GIFAS represents an industry whose 2017 sales turnover was € 64 bn, and that exports 85% of its output, directly employs 190 000 individuals and annually invests more than 12% of its sales turnover in R&D.


GIFAS (Groupement des Industries Françaises Aéronautiques et Spatiales), the French Aerospace Industries Association, is an industry body formed in 1908, that brings together some 400 companies ranging from the main prime contractors and system suppliers to SMEs that together form a cohesive, supportive and hard-driving high-technology sector specializing in the design, development, construction, marketing and maintenance of all aeronautical and space programmes and equipment, both civilian and military, as well as defence and security systems – planes, helicopters, drones, motors, devices and missiles, satellites and space launchers, major systems and equipment, defence and security systems.


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