Pakistan’s JF-17 stole the spotlight at Paris Air Show

Pakistan Air Force (PAF)’s JF-17 Thunder fighter jet became star of the show on the last day of 53rd Paris Air Show in Le Bourget.

Paris: Pakistan’s JF-17 at the iconic Air Show.
Source: APP


  • Aviation enthusiasts occupied the benches to see the static and aerial display of Pakistan Air Force (PAF)’s JF-17 Thunder fighter jet on Paris Air Show. 
  • 53rd Paris Air Show was held in Le Bourget on Sunday.
  • JF-17 Thunder was displayed alongside other aircraft and defense equipment at the event.

Enthusiasts of aviation occupied the benches to witness Pakistan Air Force (PAF) JF-17 Thunder fighter jet on the concluding day of Paris Air Show. The 53rd Parid Air Show was organized in Le Bourget this Sunday.

As it was a weekly holiday as well, the stadium was unusually crowded. According to a message from Paris, as reported by a local news outlet, the spectators of different age groups stormed in as the gates opened for the general public.

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The special JF-17 Thunder was displayed alongside other aircraft and defence equipment at the Paris Air Show. Needless to say, it remained a star attraction throughout the event. The PAF personnel introduced the equipment and spoke about operational capabilities and sophisticated weaponry.

The people, particularly Pakistanis, were excited to see the display and clicked pictures with the equipment and PAF members.

An attraction for the potential buyers:

Along with the static display, the aircraft manufactured by Pakistan Aeronautical Complex also presented a farewell aerobatics performance.

While the entire event was exciting and worth watching, the spectator thoroughly enjoyed the performance put forth by JF-17 as it landed back at the airstrip.

The participation of PAF contingent at the world’s largest airshow is not only a matter of pride for Pakistan due to the representation on the global stage, but the display is also likely to attract more potential buyers towards the masterpiece.

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