Shaun Ormrod, Farnborough International
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Farnborough Airshow: UK supply chain out in force

10 July 2014 Last updated at 13:36 BST

Shaun Ormrod, chief executive of Farnborough International, says that it is the UK's small and medium-sized firms that are the backbone of the biennial airshow.

"Without [them] quite frankly you don't have a show," he says.

Mr Ormrod also tells the BBC that, in a world of competing airshows, it is important for Farnborough to stay ahead of the game.

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