Russia was not lucky at Le Bourget field exhibits

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in fotobanka International aerospace salon in Le Bourget. Archival photoRussia was not lucky at Le Bourget field exhibits© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Russia has abandoned plans to bring a large air show at Paris Le Bourget field exhibits its aircraft, fearing problems with customs, said Monday, the first day of the forum, FSMTC Director Dmitry Shugaev.

«We like Russia and the Soviet Union, was involved with the 57th year in this event, a kind of jubilee. 34 organizations came… brought a lot of samples — about 190 will be presented… But is not our field exhibits — we decided not to risk it because I received information that there may be problems with the customs side,» — said Shugaev.

According to him, Russia «is no full confidence that our participation can be like we used to.»