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PAF aircraft declared runner-up at Royal International Air Tattoo Show

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  1. Shahzaz ud din

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    PAF aircraft declared runner-up at Royal International Air Tattoo Show
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    Published: July 15, 2018
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    PAF C-130 aircraft participating in the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. PHOTO: PAF

    A C-130 aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was declared runner-up at the Royal International Air Tattoo Show 2018 exhibiting in Britain’s capital on Sunday.

    The artistically painted number six squadron Hercules has been honoured out of 300 other aircraft at the exhibit, vying for the coveted Concours D’Elegance trophy.

    PAF aircraft arrives in UK ahead of international air tattoo show

    In 2016, the PAF C-130 won the prestigious trophy after it was adjudged the best aircraft for highlighting Pakistan’s role and its sacrifices in the war against terror.

    The “International Centenary Celebrations of the Royal Air Force” themed ceremony was attended by Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Muhajid Anwar Khan.

    Ageing fighter jets still flying high in Pakistan

    Congratulating PAF contingent for their performance, the air chief expressed hope that the exercise would project a soft image of the country across the world.

    Earlier, PAF Chief Khan attended the Chief of Air Staff’s Air Power Conference themed “Building the Next Generation Air Force” in London.

    The event was attended by over 60 international air chiefs from across the world and senior government ministers and high-ranking officials.

    The Royal International Air Tattoo show features modern and classic aircraft from air forces have various countries participated in the annual event.


    Read more: Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Muhajid Anwar Khan , Latest , PAF
     
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    Who is the winner this year
     
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    Art work on PAF C-130 Fuel Tank.

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    So PAF operate 18 c130 . A good size fleet. I recommend looking for replacements. A400 could be good platform to invest
     
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    just hire the guy who does W-11 decoration, a sure shot winner
     
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    please someone post more pics
     
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    French Rafale. Spectacular display! An amazing air show. Everyone should visit once.
     
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    They won the air tattoo competition?
     
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    Apologies. It was the CF-18 of Canadian Air Force for best paint scheme.

    The King Hussein Memorial Sword (Best Overall Flying Demonstration): Royal Air Force - Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

    The 'As the Crow Flies' Trophy (FRIAT Trophy): French Air Force - Couteau Delta

    The Steedman Display Sword (Best Flying Demonstration by a UK Participant): Royal Air Force - The Red Arrows

    The Paul Bowen Trophy (Best Solo Jet Demonstration): Turkish Air Force - F-16C Solo Turk

    The Sir Douglas Bader Trophy (Best Individual Flying Demonstration): Finnish Air Force - F/A-18C Hornet

    The RAFCTE Trophy (Best Flying Demonstration by an Overseas Participant): Royal Jordanian Air Force - Royal Jordanian Falcons

    RIAT CEO Award: Royal Canadian Air Force - CF-18 Demo Team

    Best Paint Scheme Award: Royal Canadian Air Force - CF-18 Demo Team


    https://www.airtattoo.com/news/2018/jul/17/top-displays-honoured-at-air-tattoo
     
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    Agreed. RIAT is a great experience.
     
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    RIAT is the best airshow in the world. nothing else comes close interms of no. of aircraft and display routine.