Over 100,000 visit MAKS 2011 on Friday

MOSCOW, August 19 (Itar-Tass) β€”β€” More than 100,000 people visited the MAKS 2011 international aerospace show on the first day it opened for visitors, the Moscow city police department told Itar-Tass.

β€œThe show had 105,000 visitors on Friday. Some 200,000 visitors are expected on Saturday,” the source said.

No serious incidents have occurred in the show, he noted.

The business program of MAKS 2011 ended on Friday and regular visitors were admitted to the show. More than a hundred of military and civilian aircraft will present show flights. The same number of aircraft can be seen on the ground.

In the opinion of the Aviasalon general director, more than $10 billion worth of contracts will be signed at the show.

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