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The Global Show for General Aviation

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April 13 – 16, 2011

EDNY: N 47 40.3  E 009 30.7

The Added Value of AERO... Meeting place of global significance At Europe’s foremost trade show for general aviation (GA) about 550 exhibitors from 25 countries will be presenting their products and services on over 90,000 square metres of exhibition space including 12 exhibition halls. With about 50 percent of all exhibitors coming from abroad, AERO is attracting great international attention.

Global networking AERO is largely supported by major aviation organisations such as AOPA, EAA, DAeC and others. Take advantage of the networking opportunities and meet with association and industry representatives to get answers to your questions.

Global media attention AERO Friedrichshafen, as a major mouthpiece of the industry, receives global media attention. Topics that interest all those involved in general aviation will be addressed and discussed here. Benefit from a wide range of information.


... Your Advantage! - More than 200 aircraft and helicopters on display, covering the entire range from gliders to business jets! - Be amongst the first to see a variety of new GA products making their world, European or German debut in Friedrichshafen! - Meet the industry and benefit from excellent opportunities to exchange experiences and to build networks! - Get informed about the latest trends and innovations and experience the future of aviation! - Meet your business partners and dealers in Friedrichshafen and share and exchange ideas in a relaxed atmosphere!

Buy your tickets online – save money:

Trends und Innovations E-FLIGHT-EXPO Ecological Electrical Evolutionary Innovative companies will be presenting environmentally friendly aero engines, new aviation fuels and battery technologies. New at AERO: The Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP) will be awarded in Friedrichshafen this year.

Berblinger Flight Competition (Hall A2) The aim of the competition is to demonstrate flight concepts using innovative technologies. The Berblinger Prize is one of the highest value prizes in the field of general aviation. Construction teams from all over the world will present aircraft using promising and innovative technology and design and demonstrate suitability for daily use in a flight competition to be held on Friday, April 15, 2011.

Helicopter Hangar (Halls B4 + B5) The aircraft on display in the helicopter section will range from light gyrocopters to heavy transport helicopters. The exhibition will be supported by high-calibre lectures on all aspects of rotary wing flight. Rescue helicopters will show their capabilities during a large rescue exercise on Lake Constance on Friday, April 15, 2011.

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Hall Overview


Entrance Foyer East Gliders Model Aircraft

General/ Business Aviation

Helicopter Hangar



Pilot’s entrance

Entrance Foyer West Gyrocopter, E-Flight



AERO CONFERENCES Information, Knowledge, Networking What are the challenges faced by general aviation? What does the future look like? Expert speakers will present current topics and the latest industry trends and will also be available to answer questions.

2nd European Air Ambulance Meeting Following last year’s successful launch, the 2nd edition of the European Air Ambulance Meeting will take place at AERO 2011. All those interested in attending can register online in advance.

“Be a pilot” youth programme Want to be a pilot? Interested in studying aerospace engineering? At AERO 2011, particular focus will be on the promotion of young talents as well as on a programme specifically aimed at young people interested in aviation. Details are available at:


Your Contact:

Messe Friedrichshafen GmbH Postfach 2080 88010 Friedrichshafen, Germany Tel.: +49 7541 708-0 Fax: +49 7541 708-110 Patronized by:

Roland Bosch Project Manager Tel.: +49 7541 708-358 Fax: +49 7541 708-110

Bettina Daurer Project Coordinator Tel.: +49 7541 708-367 Fax: +49 7541 708-110

Opening hours: Wed. – Fri. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets: Day ticket 2-day ticket Reduced day ticket Children up to 14

€ 12,00 years free


€ 9,00

€ 15,00 € 28,00

Room-Reservation: Tourist-Information Friedrichshafen Tel.: +49 7541 3001-0 Fax: +49 7541 72588

Platinum Sponsor:

Kathrin Ruf Project Coordinator Tel.: +49 7541 708-414 Fax: +49 7541 708-110

Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:

AOPA GERMANY Verband der Allgemeinen Luftfahrt e.V.

Fotos: Archiv Messe Friedrichshafen.

Deutscher Aero Club e.V.

AERO 2011 | Visitor information  
AERO 2011 | Visitor information  

The Global Show for General Aviation April 13 – 16, 2011