A C-130 aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was declared runner-up at the Royal International Air Tattoo Show 2018 exhibiting in Britain’s capital on Sunday.The artistically painted number six squadron Hercules has been honoured out of 300 other aircraft at the exhibit, vying for the coveted Concours D’Elegance trophy.
In 2016, the PAF C-130 won the prestigious trophy after it was adjudged the best aircraft for highlighting Pakistan’s role and its sacrifices in the war against terror.The “International Centenary Celebrations of the Royal Air Force” themed ceremony was attended by Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Muhajid Anwar Khan.
Congratulating PAF contingent for their performance, the air chief expressed hope that the exercise would project a soft image of the country across the world.Earlier, PAF Chief Khan attended the Chief of Air Staff’s Air Power Conference themed “Building the Next Generation Air Force” in London.
The event was attended by over 60 international air chiefs from across the world and senior government ministers and high-ranking officials.The Royal International Air Tattoo show features modern and classic aircraft from air forces have various countries participated in the annual event.
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