Pakistan-built Super Mushshak gets attraction at African defence expo


Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) showcased its spectacular aviation manufacturing, overhauling and repair capabilities at the African Aerospace and Defence Exhibition, AAD 2016, held at Waterkloof Air Force Base at Pretoria South Africa from September 14.

During the air show, PAC displayed static and aerial display of Super Mushshak aircraft, which attracted major international players of the aviation industry, as well as a large crowd, a statement issued by the Pakistan Air Force read.

“PAC also put up an impressive stall which displayed various products of PAC very immaculately,” the statement added.

Pakistan’s contingent was led by Air Marshal Arshad Malik, HI (M), Chairman Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Kamra.  The exhibition was also visited by Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain. During the exhibition, a joint press conference was held by Yang Yin, President CATIC of China and Air Marshal Arshad Malik.

The press conference highlighted the outstanding capabilities of JF-17 aircraft and impressed upon the visiting dignitaries from various African countries to consider inducting the aircraft into their respective air forces.

Turkey has already finalised a deal with Pakistan to buy Super Mushak trainers.

The Super Mushshak is an advanced variant of the Mushshak basic trainer and is produced at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC).