ISLAMABAD: A C-130 aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has won the Concours D' Elegance trophy Air Tattoo Show 2016 at Royal Air Force Base Fair Ford, UK.
Over 50 nations with 200 aircrafts from across the world competed for the coveted trophy; however, the PAF C-130 stole the show with its attractive Zarb-e-Azb theme colours.
Air Marshal Asad Lodhi, Vice Chief of the Air Staff visited the venue on Sunday and congratulated the PAF air and ground crew for winning the prestigious trophy and bringing laurels to the country.
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Talking to the PAF contingent, he appreciated their untiring efforts for achieving the honour, saying the achievement would go a long way in projecting the soft image of the country across the world, said a statement.
The PAF C-130 continued to attract large crowd on the last day of the show as well. People thronged to catch a glimpse of the display aircraft painted in Zarb-e-Azb theme.
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The PAF contingent comprising air and ground crew participated in the various competitions and events organised at the Royal International Air Tattoo Show-2016.
This is the second time the air force has won the prestigious trophy as PAF C-130 participated in the event in July 2006 as well and had won three major trophies in the competition.
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