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Wings of desire: Singapore Airshow highlights

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This week's Singapore Airshow was billed as Asia's largest air show and one of the most important aerospace and defense exhibitions in the world.

And on display was an array of fighter jets, luxury planes and transport giants.

The air show also takes place against a backdrop of growing interest in fast-growing Asian markets, with several trade deals nailed on the first day of the event.

Here are some of the highlights of the aircraft on display.

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