PAF aircraft arrives in UK ahead of international air tattoo show

Royal International Air Tattoo show is scheduled to begin today


Correspondent July 13, 2018
PAF C-130 aircraft participating in the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. PHOTO: PAF

ISLAMABAD: A C-130 aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) landed at the Royal Air Force Base in Fairford, United Kingdom ahead of the Royal International Air Tattoo Show 2018 on Thursday.

The artistically painted number six squadron Hercules is vying for the coveted Concours D’Elegance trophy at the prestigious air show scheduled to exhibit from July 13 to July 15. The PAF contingent comprising air and ground crew in the ceremony themed “International Centenary Celebrations of the Royal Air Force”.

Ageing fighter jets still flying high in Pakistan

PAF C-130 aircraft participating in the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. PHOTO: PAF PAF C-130 aircraft participating in the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. PHOTO: PAF

In 2016, the PAF C-130 won the prestigious trophy after it was adjudged the best aircraft for highlighting Pakistan's role and its sacrifices in the war against terror.

PAF C-130 aircraft participating in the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. PHOTO: PAF PAF C-130 aircraft participating in the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. PHOTO: PAF

The Royal International Air Tattoo show features modern and classic aircraft from air forces has various countries participated in the annual event.

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COMMENTS (1)

Rollin & Trollin | 2 years ago | Reply But really, what’s the point in this and why do we need to participate ?!? Are we trying to showcase our truck decorating skills on how they can be used on planes ?
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