Friday, April 2, 2010

Pakistan Air Force Uses Motorway as Runway during High Mark 2010


Pakistan Air Force's Mirage and F-7 fighter jets used motorway as runway for emergency landing. During the High Mark 2010 military exercises, Wing Commander Atta-ur-Rehman was flying Mirage where as Squadron leader Nadeem Iqbal was flying F-7P when 9,000 ft long and 103 ft wide piece of Islamabad-Lahore motorway was used as runway.In the 3-hour long exercises, the Pakistan Air Force fighters practiced picking up fuel and arms. After landing, the aircraft were refuelled, rearmed and re-launched. Touch and go has been practiced on motorway during 2 earlier exercises whereas in High Mark 2010 exercises motorway has been used as airbase in emergency settings. High Mark-2010, launched March 15, is the PAF’s biggest war game in five years and covers the the entire country.

2 comments:

PAKISTAN ZINDABAD,
LOVE PAKISTAN,
LONG LIVE PAKSITAN,
PROUD TO BE A PAKISTANI.

An extreamily positive trend on part of the Pakistani armed forces.

If this is the mind set P.A.F is set to be an offensive force

Small in numbers hard to find but extreamily dangerous for its enemies

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