PAF Hercules arrives in UK to participate in Royal Air Tattoo Show


ISLAMABAD: An artistically painted Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft C-130, landed at Royal Air Force Base, Fairford to participate in the Royal International Air Tattoo Show-2018.

The No 6 squadron Hercules would be vying for the coveted Concours D’ Elegance trophy at the prestigious air show which will be opening for the general public from 13 July till 15 July. The theme of this year’s air show is the “International Centenary celebrations of the Royal Air Force”.

The PAF contingent comprising of air and ground crew will be participating in the various competitions and events organised at this mega event. PAF C-130 had also won the prestigious trophy in 2016 when it was adjudged the best aircraft for highlighting Pakistan’s role and its sacrifices in the war against terror.

Reputed to be one of the biggest military air show in the world, Royal International Air Tattoo Show features modern military and classic aircraft from the reputed air forces of the world. Various Air Forces, aircraft operators, aerospace and technology companies, as well as organisations, are also participating in this mega show.