Chinese Air Force officials have entered India

New Delhi: China will participate for the first time in the Aero India, the biennial International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition, officials said Monday.

A delegation of 5-6 members from People's Liberation Army Air Force will participate, but there will be no aircraft from China in the air show, an Defence Ministry official said.

Aero India will be held fromFebruary 14 to 18 at Yelahanka in Bengaluru.

Around 30 countries and 72 aircraft will be participating in the 11th edition of Aero India. Over 500 companies and over two lakh business visitors are expected to attend the show.