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Despite the inclement weather, over 65 000 people paid a visit to today's programme of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days in order to see, besides other things, the dynamic display of the Saudi Hawks aerobatic team. The performance was, unfortunately, cancelled due to low cloud that occurred in the display area, nevertheless, it still stays on tomorrow's programme.
Visitors of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days can look forward to a strong presence of Bell Helicopter. At its stand, expert visitors will have the opportunity to see static models of its UH-1Y, AH1-Z and V-22 models, as well as its newest V-280 model. Bell will also hold a virtual reality demonstration, which will simulate the experience of a Bell UH-1Y combat helicopter pilot during a combat mission.
ŠKODA AUTO a.s., the exclusive partner of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days for the fifth time in row, once again prepared a number of attractions for visitors of this year’s event, including a presentation of its fastest OCTAVIA RS245 car and the FABIA R5 racing special. Visitors will also have the opportunity to test-drive ŠKODA cars on a terrain polygon.
One of the leading corporations of the defence and aviation industry, AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s., became the general partner of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days, the biggest security show in Europe. Aside from a top-notch organisational partnership, the company will enrich the programme of this year’s NATO Days with a static display of its next-generation world-renowned flagship, the turbofan-powered AERO L-39NG aircraft, right in the middle of the event’s area.
Ostrava Municipal Police represents an integral part of the weekend programme of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days and has prepared for visitors not only dynamic displays with its service animals, but also showcast of its prevention activities.
Visitors of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days can look forward to three aircraft presented by the state-owned company LOM PRAHA, the event’s main strategic partner. Visitors will also have a chance to see its aircraft from the Flight Training Center in Pardubice at both static and dynamic displays.
NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days traditionally take place at Leoš Janáček Ostrava Airport which serves as the aerial gateway to Ostrava, the biggest city of the Moravian-Silesian region. The Leoš Janáček Ostrava Airport, as well as the statutory city of Ostrava and the Moravian-Silesian Region, are longstanding partners taking part in organisation of the show.
NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days would not be complete without the participation of the Czech Air Force, which, as usual, has prepared a wide presentation of its aircraft. Visitors can look forward to their capabilities shown in both static and dynamic displays, even in cooperation with ground forces.
Visitors of this year's NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days will get the chance to see aircraft from 17 countries, but for the first time in history, three countries will also present their ground forces equipment, including three infantry fighting vehicles, which could possibly replace the aging fleet of Soviet-made BVP-2s in the Czech Army.