PAF: (PAF JF-17s to participate in Paris Air Show)

June 6, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: A formation of three JF-17 Thunders along with a Pakistan Air Force contingent comprising pilots and technicians departed from an operational PAF air base, on Sunday, to participate in forthcoming Paris Air Show 2015.

The 51st Air Show organized by French Aerospace Industries Association will start on June 15 at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions and would continue till June 21. One JF-17 aircraft will perform in the flying display and the other will be on static display throughout the Air Show.

The JF-17 aircraft has already participated in various air shows of the world including Farnborough Air Show, UK, Zhuhai Air Show, China, Turkish Air Show and Dubai Air Show. The JF-17 Thunder is light weight multi-role aircraft which has been jointly co-developed by PAF and China Aero-technology Import Export Corporation.