Poseidon for the first time as AFM's duo return
13 September 2016
The US Navy and the Armed Forces of Malta have confirmed their participation for this year's airshow. Unfortunaetly the Polish AF has informed us that the Su-22 will cancel their participation in this year's airshow..
We have been informed that due to operational tasks the Polish AF has cancelled its participation in the 2016 airshow.
The US Navy has confirmed it's first ever participation with a P-8 Poseidon both on Static Display and will also perform a Fly By in front of SmartCity Malta. The firstUS Navy P-8 Poseidon will arrive on Saturday morning to stay for the day as part of the static display, it will return to NAS Sigonella after the static display. A second P-8 Poseidon will be doing a fly by at SmartCity.
The Armed Forces of Malta has confirmed its participation in this year's airshow both in the static and flying display. An AFM Alouette III the island's veteran will open the show with the Malta Flag Salute. During the flying programme we shall witness again the AFM's AW139 and B200 king Air Duo that was a great hit last year when it was for the first time ever that the aircraft displayed together.
The organising team of the Malta International Airshow would like to thank the AFM and the US Navy for their continuous support to our event.
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