Red Arrows -- the Royal Air Force Aerobatics Team of the United Kingdom arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday and performed aerobatics in Karachi, a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) statement said.
The teams 12 Hawk aircraft attracted a large number of spectators as they took to the skies in the lead of Squadron Leader David. Wing Commander Martin Higgins, Squadron Commander of Red Arrows also accompanied the team.
The team took off from Lincolnshire in the UK on September 29 and plans to make 11 stopovers over its journey. Red Arrows is on a quest to cover almost 8,000 miles to reach their final destination of Zhuhai, China. It would then participate in Zhuhai International Air Show from November 1-6, 2016.
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Earlier, the aerobatic team was received by Air Officer Commanding Southern Air Command, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Air Vice Marshal Salman Ahsan Bukhari. The UK's Deputy Head of Mission in Pakistan, Steve Crossman, was also present at the occasion.
The Red Arrows was established in 1964. Since then, It has performed over 4,000 times the world over.
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