This year FIDAE took place from 3 to 8 April, covering an area of 1,500 sq.m. and included a variety of thematic halls: a hall of Chilean companies, hall of space technologies, hall of aircraft, of civil aviation, as well as an exposition of the Chilean National Museum of Aeronautics and Space.
More than 580 exhibitors from 46 countries, 600 trade delegations and 1,200 journalists took part in the exhibition. FIDAE is undoubtedly the most important aviation fair on the South American continent, which is confirmed by demonstration of the latest aircrafts.
Since 2006 the FIDAE exhibition takes place in the northern sector of the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago, Chile, on the territory of which a special exhibition area is arranged.
In the countries of the region Russian aviation materiel is widely used, therefore, since the very foundation of FIDAE Russian companies have actively participated in it. Deliveries in Latin American countries are an important activity for AVIAHELP group. The company cooperates with more than a dozen of customers in the region, including aircraft operators, aircraft repair companies and training centers. The delivery programs for maintaining the airworthiness of aircraft, maintenance repairs and modernization of Russian helicopters are the most popular ones among the customers of the company.
Director General of AVIAHELP LLC Y. Ridzel lauded FIDAE 2018 as a significant event of the year for the AVIAHELP company: “We are observing a constant increase of our export supplies of aviation materiel in Latin American countries. FIDAE is a unique meeting place for experts from around the world seeking to develop business cooperation. We were happy to meet with our partners from South America, as well as to establish new contacts with companies from the South American continent.”
*** AVIAHELP is a leading independent provider of aircraft, of components and ground equipment for aviation materiel, both of Russian and foreign manufacture, providing customers with authentic items and spare parts for aircrafts and helicopters all over the world.
*** AVIAHELP supplies spare parts, organizes maintenance and modernization of various systems for Russian-made helicopters MI-8/17, MI-171/172, MI-26, Ka-26/226 and Ka-32 in cooperation with the leading branch enterprises.