This post originally appeared at CNBC.The Singapore airshow is held every two years and is Asia’s largest aerospace and defence event. Held at the Changi Exhibition centre next to Singapore’s airport, it brings together some of the world’s biggest military, commercial and business aircraft manufacturers, who are seeking to tap Asia’s high-growth market.
The last event in 2010 saw deals worth about $10 billion signed. This year, too, major manufacturers have been showcasing some of their most important products.
Click ahead for highlights from the show, including some new planes, some old ones and a few unusual models.
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