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Preparations are underway for the Selangor Air Show (SAS) 2022 at the SkyPark Regional Aviation Centre (Skypark RAC), Subang, on September 5, 2022. — Picture by FIKRI YUSOF/SELANGORKINI

Selangor air show offers joyride activity to visitors

By Siti Rohaizah Zainal

SUBANG JAYA, Sept 6 — For the first time ever, the Selangor Aviation Show (SAS) 2022 this year, will offer a joyride activity on airplanes and helicopters to its visitors.

State executive councillor for investment, industry and trade Dato’ Teng Chang Khim said the activity will be opened to visitors on the last day of the air show.

“This year, one of the attractions we have prepared is the joyride activity. Visitors who wish to fly on an airplane or helicopter only need to pay for it at a set rate, which is reasonable for a 10 minutes ride.

State executive councillor for investment, industry and trade Dato’ Teng Chang Khim speaking to the press during a site visit to the Selangor Air Show (SAS) 2022 at the SkyPark Regional Aviation Centre (Skypark RAC), Subang, on September 5, 2022. — Picture by FIKRI YUSOF/SELANGORKINI

“We have prepared four airplanes and two helicopters to cater for this activity. The number of passengers is based on the aircraft’s capacity,” he said.

He said this after the SAS 2022 media site recce event at the SkyPark Regional Aviation Centre (Skypark RAC), Subang, yesterday, which was also attended by Invest Selangor Berhad (Invest Selangor) chief executive officer Dato’ Hasan Azhari Idris.

Meanwhile, Teng said that on the same day, visitors will also get a chance to join the meet-and-greet session with actors from Air Force The Movie: Selagi Bernyawa movie.

SAS 2022 is scheduled to take place at the Skypark Regional Aviation Centre (RAC), Subang from September 8 to 10.

Among the companies that had confirmed their participation in the SAS 2022 are Dassault Aviation, Systematic Aviation Services Sdn Bhd and Superb Access Solutions Sdn Bhd.

The inaugural exhibition was held from November 25 to November 27 last year, and managed to attract up to RM100 million in investments, and also saw 12 memorandums of understanding signed among the aerospace industry’s subsectors.

 

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