The Exhibition, running from 8 August to 31 October 2011, traces the rich historical journey of Singapore aviation, highlighting the big and small steps that have shaped the industry today. It also provides a deeper understanding of how aviation has contributed significantly to the Singapore economy, brought the world closer to Singapore, opened up infinite business and leisure opportunities, and transformed the nation into a global city. Visitors can learn more about the thriving Singapore aviation ecosystem, how the various parts work together and how it is connected with life in Singapore. Visitors are also offered a glimpse of the future of air travel and aviation, presented by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airbus.
Photos courtesy of CAAS
A half-scale stainless steel replica of the Bristol Boxkite biplane
The galley complex exhibit by Singapore JAMCO; a homegrown company that manufactures closets, meal carts and service trolleys.
Using Very High Frequency (VHF) or satellite communications, air traffic controllers connect with the pilots via their headsets.
Top Cities, an interactive iPad game. This game challenges players to launch and safely land planes at the airport of the many cities that Changi Airport is connected to.
A look at Airbus’ new concept plane. The transparent plane presents an idea of how an aircraft of the future might look like.
A series of videos “The Future by Airbus
Details of the exhibit are as follows:
Date : 8 August – 31 October 2011
Time : 0700 - 2300 hours daily
Venue : Singapore Changi Airport, Terminal 3 Departure Hall, Row 11
About the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
The mission of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) is to “Grow a safe, vibrant air hub and civil aviation system, making a key contribution to Singapore's success”. CAAS' roles are to oversee and promote safety in the aviation industry, develop the air hub and aviation industry, provide air navigation services, develop Singapore as a centre for aviation knowledge and training, and contribute to the development of international aviation.
About the Singapore Aviation Centennial Celebrations
Singapore is celebrating 100 years of aviation this year, from the first flight in Singapore on 16 March 1911. The Singapore Aviation Centennial Celebrations (SACC) is a calendar of industry and public events/activities showcasing Singapore aviation and its achievements and opportunities.