THE BRAND AERO 1977 AERO Friedrichshafen starts to be the real first show for general aviation in Germany. Over the years the show became the leading show in Europe and in the world for the B2B business. The industry Know-how and the experience of the AERO team  are worldwide high estimated. So the brand expanded in the last years to the highly interesting markets SOUTH AFRICA and CHINA. Since 2021 the brand AERO is held by fairmanic - a joint venture of Messe Friedrichshafen and Messe Frankfurt. 

AERO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN is the world leading General Aviation business show with a history of over 40 years. This unique plattform shows the entire spectrum of general aviation, ranging from gliders and ultralight aircraft to multi-engine business jets, helicopters, gyrocopters and electric VTOL aircrafts . With a special flight program, the e-flight flying display, and the e-flight expo  there is a strong focus on electric aircraft  Attention will also be given to other special theme areas such as Avionics Avenue, the Engine Area or Be a Pilot/AEROCAREER a Pilot. The AERO Conferences with their special lectures, workshops or industry discussions attracs professionals and pilots from whole Europe.

700 exhibitors from 40 countries, 35.000 visitors from 60 countries – 60% of whom hold a pilot’s license – over 300 aircrafts and more as 600 journalists from all over the world makes AERO Friedrichshafen to the global hotspot for General Aviation. The floor space – distributed over 12 halls and a static display area – has in total 105.000 sqm.

Friedrichshafen is located at Lace Constance in Germany and is also called „the craddle of aviation“. Over hundred years ago Earl Zeppelin built here his phantastic airships and Claude Dornier spectacular airplanes like the Do X.