PAF to participate in China’s Zhuhai Airshow next month


BEIJING: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) will participate in the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition –the Zhuhai Airshow – scheduled to be held from November 6 to 11 in south China’s Guangdong Province.

The Chinese PLA Air Force had sent invitations to foreign air forces; up to date, those of 43 countries, including Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom, Japan, Republic of Korea and Australia have confirmed their participation, a senior official of the Chinese Ministry of Defence said.

During the airshow, there will be aerobatic performances by the August 1st and Red Eagle Aerobatic Teams from the PLA Air Force and the Saudi Hawk Aerobatic Team from Saudi Arabia Royal Air Force.

The PLA Air Force will also hold the 5th International Military Flight and Training Conference from November 4 to 5.

Since its inception in 1996, the scale of Zhuhai Airshow has been expanding steadily and the level of exhibition equipment has been increasing every year.

It has become a major aeroplane exhibition in the Asian-Pacific region or even the world, in regard to its scale and influence.