Russian Knights Invited To Perform At Dubai Airshow
03:18 AM, July 21, 2017
Russian Knights team along with Malaysian Air Force pilots during a photo session during LIMA 2017 early this year (Image: Staff)
The Russian Knights aerobatic team that maneuvers on board the Su-27 and Su-30SM heavy fighters has been invited to perform at the Dubai airshow in November this year.
Deputy Defense Minister of the United Arab Emirates Abdullah al-Hashimi has invited the Russian Knights aerobatic team of the Russian Air Forces to perform at an airshow in Dubai on Thursday, during a meeting with Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Aerospace Forces, Colonel General Viktor Bondarev, and the teams pilots, Tass reported.
The Russian Knights pilots also met with the Al Fursan pilots of the United Arab Emirates today. Bondarev presented them with Russias flag, a watch, an earpiece and flying gloves. "This is a master copy of the gloves in which Pyotr Nesterov made his famous loot maneuver for the first time," the Commander-in-Chief said.
It is the first time the Al Fursan air group is taking part at the MAKS-2017 International Aviation and Space Salon, which is being held from July 18 to July 23 in Zhukovsky, Moscow Region.
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