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In pictures: The flying stars of the 2017 Dubai Airshow

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The 2017 Dubai Airshow runs from Sunday November 12 until Thursday November 16. The major plane manufacturers will attempt to grab headlines with big orders from commercial airlines, but many military deals will also be struck.

CNBC previews some of the new and existing aircraft that will be on show.

Getty Images | Karim Sahib | AFP