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Flying high

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CROWD PULLER: Aerial display of the Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon.

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CROWD PULLER: Trade visitors using the Oculus Rift and Gear VR goggles to experience a stunning virtual tour of a Boeing airplane.

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CROWD PULLER: All eyes are drawn to the sky during the daily aerial display segment but some find the roar of fighter jet engines to be deafening.

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CROWD PULLER: Long queues for security checks before entering the grounds of the airshow.

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CROWD PULLER: South Korea's Black Eagles flight display team with one of its stunning formations.

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ALL WEATHER AFFAIR: A trade visitor battling strong winds as he walks past a Zetta Jet.

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ALL WEATHER AFFAIR: Trade visitors seeking shelter from a sudden downpour under a Chinook helicopter.

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ALL WEATHER AFFAIR: Gulfstream private planes under the searing heat of the sun.

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ALL WEATHER AFFAIR: Trade visitor taking a selfie with a mock-up of the F-35 stealth aircraft.

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WHEELS AND WINGS: Security personnel using a more practical way of getting around the grounds.

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WHEELS AND WINGS: Girls getting into the act with their own version of 'flying'.

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WHEELS AND WINGS: Long snaking queue to Qatar Airways' A380 where visitors have the opportunity to get first-hand experience of the cockpit, first class and business class cabins.

Airshows around the world showcase the latest and most advanced aviation and defence technologies. The Singapore Airshow is no different. The Business Times Photo Desk captures the thrills and spills from the 2016 event.

  • This biennial event, at the Changi Exhibition Centre,
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