In pictures: Dubai Airshow 2017 kicks off at Dubai World Central

The Dubai Airshow truly represents the centre of the aerospace industry and we are pleased to welcome the industry's key players from around the globe.
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Participants walk past aircraft's during the Dubai Airshow.
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (C-L) disembarks from a plane during the Dubai Airshow
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Participants walk past aircrafts during the Dubai Airshow.
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An Airbus A350 performs a flight display during the Dubai Airshow.
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Two Sukhoi Su-30SM from the Russian Knights aerobatic team perform during the Dubai Airshow.
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