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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Krisakti to dazzle crowds at Lima 2011

GEORGE TOWN (Nov 30, 2011): Malaysia’s first professional aerobatics team, called ‘Krisakti’, was unveiled to the media today, ahead of its debut performance at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (Lima 2011) next week.
The four Extra 200L planes are flown by a multi-racial team of pilots, will take part in national-level events like the Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day parades. They will also represent the country in aerial shows around the region.
Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Air Operations commander Lt Gen Datuk Seri Ackbal Abdul Samad said he was satisfied with the standard and quality of the displays performed by the aerobatics team.
“In the future Krisakti can be regarded as the national aerobatics team, and can be invited to perform aerial shows,” he told reporters after a watching a display performed by Krisakti at the Butterworth air base here today.
The aerobatics team is a joint venture between Aerotree Defence and Services Sdn Bhd and the Defence Ministry.
Ackbal said the pilots from Krisakti had been trained in the United Kingdom by the Blades aerobatics team comprising former pilots of the famed Red Arrows, the Royal Air Force air display squadron.

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