Malta International Airshow

Ukraine Crisis – Ukranian Air Force Pilot Colonel Oleksandr “Grey Wolf” Oksanchenko killed – Feb 2022

On Tuesday 1st March 2022 news broke that Colonel Oleksandr Oksanchenko ,, reportedly nicknamed “Grey Wolf” a Ukrainian air force fighter pilot, was killed while defending his country’s capital from Russian fighter jets.  President Volodymyr Zelensky awarded Oksanchenko with the title of Hero of Ukraine. Confirming the news today, Ukraine’s government it lost “one of …

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Emergency Vehicles – Former RAF Land Rover Series IIa Ambulance at Malta

When the British Forces withdrew from Malta in 1979 two Land Rover Series II ambulances were passed from the Royal Air Force to the Civil Aviation Department at Luqa Airport. All airport vehicles beared the word AVJAZZJONI CIVILI (Civil Aviation in Maltese Language). Land Rover Series IIA Ambulance with RAF registration number 93AA15 was passed …

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Aviation – Spanish Air Force Patrulla Aguila Display Team, first time in Malta – 1995

The Spanish Air Force sent Patrulla Aguila its aerobatic display team to take part in the third edition of the Malta International Airshow from Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th September 1995. Formed on 4th July 1985 they are based at San Javier Air Base at the location of the academy of officers of the Spanish Air Force, …

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Aviation – Swiss Air Force PC-7 display team, first time in Malta – 2006

The Swiss Air Force sent its PC-7 aerobatic display team to take part in Malta International Airshow 2006. The team is one of Switzerland’s two national display teams. Made up of nine aircraft, it derives its name from the type of aircraft, the Swiss made Pilatus PC-7. The team performed in Malta for the first …

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