On May 13, it was performed the change of command of the International Air & Space Fair, FIDAE, at the facilities of the Pudahuel Air Base.
At the opportunity, Colonel Fernando Silva made the handover to Colonel Jaime Reyes, who once signed the corresponding minutes, he assumed as CEO of the foremost Aerospace, Defence and Security exhibition of the American continent.
The activity was headed by the Commander of the Logistics Command and President of FIDAE, Lt. General Alvaro Aguirre and the Commander in Chief of the II Air Brigade, Major General Rafael Carrere.
Moreover, to the ceremony attended several civil and military authorities from the government, private institutions and media, who worked together for the development of the Fair.
Afterwards, Colonel Silva stressed some figures of the last edition. “We had 60 participating countries, more than 120 visitors, over 1,200 journalists registered, for first time it was carried out the Theme Pavilions and the innovation with the drone flight demonstrations zone. This is a remarkable example of the FIDAE versatility and dynamism”, underlined.
In turn, Colonel Reyes indicated that “FIDAE is an event that has been consolidated fully as a business platform, turning into one of the most important worldwide. This category is the result of a professional work of the whole FIDAE’s staff during all these years, which is a reason of pride for them, and at the same time is a huge challenge to follow this path”.
It is worth to mention that the next edition of FIDAE will be performed from April 3 to 8, 2018.