In Ukraine returned to the delegation and the equipment of Air forces of Armed Forces of Ukraine, which took part in the international aviation show “The Royal International Air Tattoo — 2018”.
This year’s aviation show was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force of great Britain, the press service of the defense Ministry. In addition, this year found a record number of visitors — 185000 people enjoyed a festive flight. Just Airshow was attended by 302 aircraft. There were 43 types of aircraft, representing 30 countries. 121 aircraft took part in the dynamic display.
Most clearly of possession of the aircraft in the air showed air “aces” US Air Force Heritage Flight; Ukrainian su-27 Flanker; Royal Canadian air force CF-188 Hornet; the French Duo Aeronavale Rafale M; the Italian team Frecce Tricolor managers.
In the static Park of aircraft were presented aircraft from around the world, including debut performances from Embraer KC-390 from Brazil, the Kawasaki C-2 from Japan and the HH-101A CaeSAR-tactical helicopter from the Italian air force.
In General, “The Royal International Air Tattoo — 2018” was visited by about 79 military delegations, including 64 military leaders from around the world.
And during the air parade held the crew of the plane Il-76 of the Ukrainian Air Force visited Prince Michael of Kent — he inspected the plane and got acquainted with its capabilities and measures of military cooperation.
The Ukrainian program of aerobatics performed Colonel Alexander Oksenenko, last year’s winner in the nomination “the Best pilot among the partner countries of NATO.” Bright individual flying in the airspace of the UK with the implementation of complex shapes, made a Ukrainian, has received many positive reviews.