Chinese and foreign air force aerobatic teams to perform at Airshow China 2016

Source
China Military Online
Editor
Zhang Tao
Time
2016-08-29

ZHUHAI, Aug. 29 (ChinaMil) --Aerobatic demonstration teams from the air forces of four countries, namely China, U.K., Russia and Pakistan, will give their flight performances at the 11th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 2016).

The executive committee of the Airshow China 2016 signed an agreement with the Knights and Swifts aerobatic teams under the Russian Aerospace Forces on August 25, after securing a deal with the Red Arrows aerobatic team of the British Royal Air Force (RAFAT) on August 19.

This will be the first time for the combined taskforce of the Knights and Swifts aerobatic teams to stage a flight show outside Russian territory. The Knights is the only aerobatic team in the world flying heavy fighters (Su-27), while the Swifts takes MiG-29 fighters .

The executive committee of the Airshow China 2016 will also sign an agreement with the Pakistani Air Force, to bring the China-Pakistan jointly developed FC-1 Fierce Dragon ( known as JF-17 Thunder in Pakistan) fighters to the stage.

 

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