Friedrichshafen, Germany – Preparations for AERO 2019 are in full swing. The 27th edition of AERO is slated to be the most comprehensive ever. The range of aircraft on display at the Friedrichshafen Exhibition Grounds from April10 to 13, 2019, will include gliders, low-cost, ultra-light aircraft with take-off weights under 600 kilograms, light high-performance passenger aircraft, helicopters, and exclusive business jets. AERO?S e-flight-expo will be even more prominent, this year. Industry experts predict significantly growing demand for electrically-powered aircraft, as well as autonomous vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. At AERO, the media will get their first chance to see how VTOLs fly.
The latest flight navigation devices will be presented on Avionics Avenue, while the Engine Area will showcase the newest propulsion systems. Meanwhile, those interested in becoming pilots can find out about private and professional opportunities in the Be a Pilot area. For more detailed insights, they can visit the Flight Simulator Area, which, in addition to the “First Flight in a Simulator? exhibit, features equipment approved for pilot training. At the new Pilot Competence Center in Foyer West, the AOPA, the EASA and the German Weather Service will provide solid answers to any pilot-related question. Non-military specialized drones will take center stage at the Aerodrones/UAS Expo, which will be held on the first two days of AERO (Wednesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 11) in Hall A2, and focus on this aircraft type?s wide array of applications. Continue Reading