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What's old is new: the first Singapore Airshow is also the 14th aerospace exhibition the nation has hosted.(AIRSHOW)

A new location and a purpose-built exhibition hall await visitors to this month's Singapore Airshow (Feb. 19-24). This is the 14th edition of the biennial aerospace exhibition in the Lion City but the first that does not bear the name Asian Aerospace following a falling-out prior to the 13th Asian Aerospace in 2006 between former show organizers Reed Exhibitions, which owned the name, and the Singapore aerospace industry. Singapore Air Show and Events Pte. Ltd., a joint venture between the Singapore CAA and the Defence Science and Technology Agency, is orchestrating this year's event.

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Visitor confusion is unlikely, however, since the exhibition was known informally as the Singapore Airshow in any case. This show is located at the recently completed S$60 million Changi Exhibition Centre, built on reclaimed land alongside Changi Airport. …

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