QUETTA: Pakistan and China aircraft presented a scintillating aerial display in Balochistan’s capital city Quetta on Monday.
In a bid to further strengthen the Pak-China friendship, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) arranged the mesmerising show at PAF Base Samungli in which F-7 PG along with the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) lightweight multi-role, all-weather fighter J-10 aircraft presented a scintillating aerial display.
The formation of four F-7 PG started the spectacular aerial display, led by Wing Commander Armughan. After the departure of the roaring F-7PG, the army helis fly past the venue.
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Moments after the departure of the army helis, newly procured Agusta Westland AW-139 helicopter appeared on the horizon for solo aerobatics display. The PAF helo presented an eye-catching performance to the audience.
The six-member team of Chinese J-10 led by Colonel Cao Zhenzhong performed a jaw-dropping aerobatics. The spectators cheered with joy to see the spectacular maneuvers of the aircraft, rightfully called the ‘Firebird’.
Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri was the chief guest at the occasion.
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High ranking civil and military officials of both the countries witnessed the breathtaking mega event along with an overwhelming crowd. Air Vice Marshal Haseeb Paracha, Air Officer Commanding, Southern Air Command was the chief host of the ceremony.
Earlier in the day, the pilots of the J-10 interacted with PAF pilots and students from various school and colleges.
The Chinese contingent was led by Maj-Gen Liu Chunking.
PAF enjoys cordial relations with the PLAAF and this ceremony reflects the 68 years old friendship.