UK’s Royal Air Force aerobatics team makes flying visit to Karachi

Red Arrows perform in Karachi as part of Asia-Pacific and Middle East Tour 2016


News Desk November 20, 2016
PHOTO: RAFCircus1/Twitter

The Royal Air Force Aerobatics Team of the United Kingdom arrived in Karachi on Saturday as part of its Asia-Pacific and Middle East Tour 2016.



The Red Arrows team which stopped in Karachi praised Pakistan Air Force for their hospitality. ""Have arrived in Karachi, Pakistan. Great hospitality again by Pakistan Air Force," Junior Air Force officer of the Red Arrows tweeted.



Royal Air Force Aerobatics Team performs in Karachi

UK Deputy High Commissioner Karachi, Belinda Lewis, also thanked the Pakistan Air Force for their hospitality.




The Asia-Pacific and Middle East Tour 2016, is the team’s biggest overseas tour in a decade. After traveling India, Pakistan and Oman in a day, Red Arrows are set to display in Muscat today at 15:00 pm.





The Red Arrows took off from Lincolnshire in the UK on September 29 for the two-month long tour that is due to end in December. The Red Arrows was established in 1964. Since then, It has performed over 4,000 times the world over.

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In October the team performed aerobatics in Karachi. The team's 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.

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