Flankers arrive for showing off at RIAT

flanker.JPGTwo aircraft dating from the Cold War era have arrived from the Ukraine to take part in the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire this weekend.

The Russian-built Sukhoi Su-27 ‘Flanker’, in the livery of the Ukrainian Air Force, landed at RAF Fairford today to take part in the static display. 

The Ukrainian Air Force made its debut at the event in 1996.

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