Royal Air Force’s aerobatics team arrives in Karachi
KARACHI: World renowned flying aerobatics team of UK ‘Red Arrows’ has on Tuesday arrived in Karachi with 12 Hawk aircrafts.
The aerobatics team was received by Air Officer Commanding Southern Air Command PAF Air Vice Marshal Salman Ahsan Bukhari, while Deputy Head of UK Mission in Pakistan Steve Crossman was also present on this occasion.
‘Red Arrows’ team led by Squadron Leader David performed aerobatics over Karachi and attracted large number of spectators.
Wing Commander Martin Higgins, Squadron Commander of Red Arrows, is also accompanying the team.
Red Arrows departed from Lincolnshire, UK on September 29 and would be making eleven stops while covering almost 8, 000 miles of distance to reach their final destination in Zhuhai, China. The team would participate in the forthcoming Zhuhai International Air Show-2016 from 1st to 6th November, 2016.
Red Arrows was established in 1964, and since then this Royal Air Force Aerobatics team, have performed more than 4000 times across the globe.