President de Gaulle today opened the twenty-seventh Paris International Air Show at La Bourget. At?
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Background: President de Gaulle today opened the twenty-seventh Paris International Air Show at La Bourget. At the show, one of the biggest in the world, are exhibits by four-hundred-and-fifty companies from sixteen countries.
A full-scale mock-up of the Anglo-French supersonic airliner, Concord is one of the central points of the Show which nearly a million people are expected to visit before it ends on June the fourth. President de Gaulle who was accompanied at today's opening by his Armed Forces Minister Monsieur Messmer spent some time inside the Concord before moving on to other exhibits which include satellites, rockets and space capsules from both Russia and America. As well as the Concord, visitors can see more than a hundred-and-thirty different types of aircraft at this year's Paris Air Show.