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Thai Air Force to hold air show in Chiang Mai on April 19


BANGKOK, 17 April 2012 (NNT) – The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) is gearing up to host an exciting air show, which will be open to the public in Chiang Mai on Thursday without any charges, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Thai aviation.

The show, featuring aerial acrobatic performances by experienced pilots, will be held at Wing 41 Air Force Base in Chiang Mai on the occasion of 100th anniversary of Thai aviation. The pilots will be rehearsing tomorrow prior to the actual show on Thursday.

As part of the celebrative event, other activities as well as an exhibition on Thai aviation are also being organized from today until Friday. As for the aerial show, there will be performances by GRIPEN 39C and F-16A aircrafts, both of which are fighter jets, as well as the first ever air stunt by the Blue Phoenix fleet.

The show will also be held in three other venues, consisting of Wing 23 of the RTAF in Udon Thani province from May 15-18, the RTAF Museum on June 22 and Don Muang Airport from June 29–July 2.

Furthermore, the RTAF will also have an opportunity to welcome an air acrobatic team of the Indonesian Air Force ‘Jupiter KT1’ and a fleet of F-16C of the Singaporean Air Force from June 29-30 at Don Muang Airport.

Read more: NNT

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