PAF holds biggest ever air show in Islamabad, Karachi on Independence Day

  • The air show will be held at Fatima Jinnah Park, F-9 Park, Islamabad and Sea View Beach, Karachi
Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The  Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is holding a graceful air show today in Karachi and Islamabad to celebrate the 70th Independence Day.

The air show, biggest ever in the history of the country is being held at Fatima Jinnah Park, F-9 Park, Islamabad and Sea View Beach, Karachi.

The special appearance of ‘Solo Turk’ — the famous aerobatic team of the Turkish Air Force — and the internationally acclaimed ‘Saudi Hawks’ of Royal Saudi Air Force alongside PAF jets is adding colours to the event.

President Mamnoon Hussain, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, senior civil and military officials, as well as a large section of the public, are in attendance at the event, which is being narrated by a Turkish official.

The event will also feature a para-drop by tri-services personnel of the elite Special Services Group.

On Saturday, a full-dress rehearsal was carried out in Islamabad with PAF jets whizzing the capital’s sky.

Besides air show, scores of official events are lined up to celebrate the special day, reminding masses to keep united.