Wednesday, November 16, 2011

JF-17 Thunder at Dubai Air Show: Azerbaijan interested in purchase

Full Story: Defence Professionals 16 Nov [via Imposing Headlines]

Azerbaijan has shown interest in JF-17 Thunder combat aircrafts jointly produced by Pakistan and China and announced its intention to purchase aircraft of this type. JF-17 is presently on display at Dubai Air Show. 
JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft on display at the Dubai air show 2011. (Photo: APA)
Offering a high manoeuvrability, JF-17 Thunder aircraft have the same or even superior capabilities to the MiG-29 aircraft of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces. By introducing this asset into its inventory the Azerbaijani Armed Forces could increase their combat effectiveness, Defence Professionals reports.

Earlier on Day-1, the JF-17 Thunder participated in the air display. The Egyptian Airforce chief is reported to have said that they’re “Very interested” in JF-17 Thunder aircraft. Watch the video below: