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PAF team leaves for China to participate in air show

ISLAMABAD (November 10, 2010) : PAF contingent comprising JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft and the Sherdils formation aerobatics team along with pilots and technicians departed for China on Tuesday to participate in the forthcoming 8th International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition at Zhuhai, China from 16-21 November, 2010.

The PAF Sherdils formation aerobatics team comprising nine K-8 aircraft would perform aerial display during the air show. This is for the first time that nine ship PAF Sherdil formation aerobatic team would perform in any international event of this stature. Three indigenously manufactured JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft would also be on aerial/static display at the exhibition. Some prominent defence companies like Boeing, Airbus, Honeywell, Rolls-Royce etc will also be participating in the exhibition. Red Eagles Aerobatic team from USA and ASB aerobatic team from UK have also confirmed their participation.

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