About Us

Welcome to FIDAE 2020, Unlimited Opportunities.

¿What is FIDAE?

The International Air and Space Fair, FIDAE, is the foremost aerospace, defense and security exhibition of Latin America. Thanks to its extensive experience, the fair nowadays has worldwide recognition, becoming the leading exhibition in the region.

We are waiting for you between March 31st and April 5th, in FIDAE 2020.


To plan, organize and execute biennially an exhibition of international level, oriented to promote the development of the aerospace industry, defense and security, with the purpose of giving opportunities of technological and commercial exchange to the organizations that participate, and to generate a greater aeronautical conscience on the part of the national community“.


To be the leading aerospace, defense and security fair in the Americas, adapting to a changing market and providing an excellent service to exhibitors, visitors and citizens“.



Raúl Mera Vargas

He is an helicopter pilot from the Chilean Air Force (FACh) with over 4 thousand flight hours in aircraft such as T – 35 Pillán, Extra – 300 L, ST – 22R Cirrus, UH – 1H, Bell 206 and Cessna 337.

He participated in peacekeeping missions directed by the United

Nations – UNSCOM in Iraq, and later returned to the Aviation Group N° 9 for a year.

He also was part of the Chilean Air Force’s Halcones High Aerobatic Team, becoming its leader between 2006 and 2008. He then later, served as Commander of the SAR Squad in Easter Island (Rapa Nui).

In 2011, he participated in peacekeeping missions in India and

Pakistan – UNMOGIP; in 2013, he graduated as general staff officer at the Air War College.

Between 2014 and 2018, he also served as Air Attaché to Her Excellency, the President of Chile.

In terms of studies, he has a Master’s degree in Military Sciences, with a minor in Operative Planning at the Air War College, and a Master’s degree in Political Sciences, Security and Defense at the Chilean National Academy of Political and Strategic Studies (ANEPE).


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