The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition, also known as the Avalon Air Show, is the biggest airshow in the southern hemisphere.
Avalon 2017, which was held 28 February-5 March at Avalon Airport near Geelong, included two concurrent events : an exhibition and trade show followed by a public airshow.
See the Victorian Government Airshow video 2017
The Victorian Government has been a major sponsor of the Avalon Airshow since 2007 and has committed further sponsorship for the 2017-2025 period. The Avalon Airshow contributes hundreds of millions of dollars in gross benefits to the Victorian economy. In 2017, 664 exhibitors participated in the trade show and 210,664 people attended the public and trade days.
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