JK News Today

Jammu, September 18: A mega air show of aircraft and choppers will be held in Jammu tomorrow- Tuesday. To commemorate 76 years of accession of J&K into Indian Union and to celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Air Force Station Jammu, the Indian Air Force (IAF) and UT J&K Administration are organizing an air show at Air Force Station Jammu on 21 and 22 September 2023.

The show comprises aerobatic display by Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team (SKAT), Mi-17 Helicopters, display by Air Warrior Drill Team (AWDT), Aakashganga Daredevil Skydiving Team and musical performance by IAF band.

The marquee event will showcase precise and synchronized flying performance by the nine aircraft team, flying Hawk Mk-132. In addition, slithering and small team insertion and extraction techniques by Mi-17 Medium Lift Helicopters, Free Fall by Para Jumpers and precision drill movements by Air Warrior Drill Team will also be displayed.

The event aims to motivate youth to join IAF. It will also assist in sensitizing the viewers about the importance of aviation safety. The display will be open to public, apart from School children, civil dignitaries and Armed Forces personnel. Lieutenant Governor of UT of J&K,Manoj Sinha, will be the chief Guest for the event.