13th LABACE 2016 Overview
Last week in São Paulo, Brazil took place the 13th LABACE (Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition) organized by ABAG (Brazilian Association of General Aviation).
(Photo: David McIntosh/AIN)
The event started with a little trepidation by visitors because of all political and economic developments that are happening in the country.
There were 3 day event with hundreds in visitors every day, including aviation executives, pilots and aircraft owners, and some of them very well prepared to do new businesses and investments.
There were more than 40 aircraft on display between helicopters and small jets planes to large business jets such as the Global 6000 manufactured by Bombardier.
Global 6000 Interior - Photo (Thiago Vinholes)
One of the event highlights was the French Dassault Falcon 8X, which were formed long lines to visit the interior of the aircraft. Dassault Falcon has sold 4 8X units in Brazil since its launch.
Dassault Falcon 8x - Photo (Ricardo Meier) On the last day where most visitors referred to the 3-day event to be a success, overriding all political and economic situation in the country. All waiting eagerly for the next event next year and still have the date to be set by the organization.