Visitors of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days can expect not only modern equipment of security and armed units, but also the historical one. It is traditionally presented also by the Military History Institute (VHU) that will offer a display of the U.S.-made light tank M3A1, acquired in November 2016.
The Turkish Air Force is returning to NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days after three years with another exclusive premiere. For the first time in the Czech Republic, it will present its early warning and control aircraft E-7T Wedgetail.
German armed forces will present their aircraft on NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days just on static display, but with interesting premiere. Air Force will send Tornado combat aircraft, the Navy will repeat last year P-3C maritime surveillance aircraft display and present Do 228 for the first time.
The Polish Air Force sends to the NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days traditionally strong assembly. Aerobatic team Orlik returns after two years, rescue helicopter W-3 Sokol will perform flying display as well, MiG-29 fighter together with An-28 transport aircraft will be at static display.
Even this year the Italian Air Force will not be missing among participants of the NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days. Visitors will be offered two popular in-flight displays – combat jet Eurofighter Typhoon and transport aircraft C-27J Spartan.
French Air Force returns to NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days after two years with a dynamic display of two Mirage 2000 aircraft. However, it will be new Couteau Delta team with Mirage 2000D in its premiere participation.
Austrian Air Force has sent its Eurofighter Typhoon to the NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days already in 2011, but event’s visitors will have a very first opportunity to see it at static display this year. But traditional flying display will not be missing.
Regarding the structure of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days visitors we decided to increase the comfort of those coming to the venue from Poland. The website natodays.cz is now available also in Polish language.
One of the countries, which traditionally announce their participation at the NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days quite soon, is Lithuania and this time there is no difference. Its Air Force will present the same aircraft as last year – transport C-27J Spartan, trainer jet L-39 and AS-365 helicopter.
The annual European Airshow Council (EAC) Convention associating organizers, participants and other subjects involved in airshows ended at Malta. Jagello 2000 was the only participant from the Czech Republic as an organizer of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days, and for the first time also as a co-organizer of the 21st Tactical Air Force Base Čáslav Open Day. And it was again awarded the 3rd place in Media & Marketing category.