Thursday, November 11, 2010
11:45 PM ASIAN DEFENCE No comments
A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) contingent comprising JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft and the ‘Sherdils’ formation aerobatics team, along with pilots and technicians, departed for China to participate in the forthcoming eight International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai from November 16 till November 21.The PAF Sherdils formation aerobatics team comprising nine K-8 aircraft will perform an aerial display during the air show. This is for the first time that a PAF Sherdil formation aerobatic team will perform in any international event of this stature.
Three indigenously manufactured JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft would also be on aerial/static display at the exhibition. World famous exhibitors like Boeing, Airbus, Honeywell, Rolls-Royce etc will also be participating in the exhibition. The Red Eagles Aerobatic team from the US and the ASB aerobatic team from the UK have also confirmed their participation in the exhibition.