International Air Show Starts in Varaždin

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ZAGREB, July 22, 2018 – The Croatian International Air Show Varaždin opened at the airfield of the northwestern city of Varaždin on Saturday, featuring over 50 aircraft from 11 countries.

The two-day event, organised by the Varaždin Flying Club, will present Spanish Air Force F/A-18B Hornet, British Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon, Hungarian Air Force SAAB JAS-39 Gripen, and Croatian Air Force MiG-21 fighter jets.

The show is being held under the patronage of President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, and with the assistance of the Town of Varaždin and Varaždin County.

Zdravko Jakop, State Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, said that the air show was an opportunity to present the capability of the Croatian Air Force and its cooperation with the air forces of the NATO member states.

Spectators will also be able to enjoy acrobatic performances by the Croatian and Polish air display teams “Wings of Storm” and “Orlik”, and see several types of helicopter, including Kiowas, the Croatian Air Force’s recent acquisitions.


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