From 16 to 21 August 2011 in the suburban town of Zhukovsky, starts the largest Russian and one of the world's largest air shows MAX 2011.
For today MAX 2011 stands among the most popular events in Russia. In 2009, watch the exhibits and see firsthand the air show performances of aces brought more than 500 thousand people. This year organizers are expecting even larger numbers of viewers - more than 600 000 reported Interfax.ru. Tickets at the MAX 2011 will cost at a price of 500 rubles for buying in advance, and 600 rubles - the acquisition on the spot. At the same time, the ticket price for business participants will be 2,200 rubles, according to Kommersant-online.
In order to solve the problems of passenger traffic and help visitors to get to the MAX air show organizers in 2011 and municipal government held a series of preparatory works. The new four-track and extra parking, for example. The organizers of MAKS 2011 forecast that the current air show each day will arrive 10 to 15 thousand visitors in cars.
As for the participants, this year there will also be much more. Their achievements in the field of aviation manufacturers are present in 40 countries. In total, the sky over Zhukovsky rise more than 100 planes and helicopters. Overall, the Zhukovsky airfield will be put up 240 aircraft. It should be noted that today, August 13 at Zhukovsky arrived the sign member of the current MAX 2011 - B-52 bomber.
For the "horseless" air show visitors the easiest way to get to the show will be the train from Moscow to Ryazan area. They will need to proceed to the station "rest" or "42th mile", where people go to the festival can take the bus. In the peak days of MAX 2011 - 20 Aug 21 - at Ryazan area will be an additional 31 trains started up. As another vehicle for the delivery of guests at the MAKS 2011 organizers also examined and ships. Their plan was to launch on the Moscow River. But at the last moment the organizers decided to abandon that idea, according to Radio Mayak.
It should be noted that in advance of MAX 2011 in Zhukovsky has passed several symbolic events. On 13 August held the demonstration flight training of pilot groups "Swifts" and "Russian Knights".