Mar 03, 2021

SLAF airshow to mark 70 years Featured

The Air Show to mark 70 years of the Sri Lanka Air Force as the “Guardians of the Skies” will commence today.

The Air Show will be held at the Galle Face Green in Colombo till Friday between 5pm and 6pm.

The Air Force said in keeping with long years of friendship between the Sri Lanka Air Force and the Indian Air Force, IAF aircraft will soar above the skies of Colombo.

The IAF contingent which will participate in the event will be made up of stunt displays by Sarang Helicopter Air Display Team, Surya Kiran Aerobatics Demonstration Team and Tejas Multirole Light Fighter Aircrafts.

The Sarang Helicopter Air Display Team operates modified HAL Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters while the Surya Kiran Team operates BAE Hawk Aircraft.

A total of 14 Aircraft are set to participate in the grand event.

Further, 24 aircraft from the Sri Lanka Air Force will also fly through the skies above the Galle Face Green.


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