The RMAF Smokey Bandits Team Aerobatics with Five MiG-29N showed up in the Singapore Airshow. The team is based at Kuantan, a unit of No. 17/19 SKN (Squadron), which is also known as the “Taufan Ganas”. All of the team’s pilots are operational fighter pilots, including a female pilot, Major Patricia Yap Syau Yin. Read more »
Malaysia played host to the 11th edition of the LIMA (Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace) Exhibition, which will be held from 6 – 10 December 2011 in Langkawi. The first LIMA was held in 1991 and was officially launched by Dr. Mahatir.
The first Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition brought together technology and products from the aerospace industries. LIMA is now established as one of the major airshows in the world and it is a biennial event. Read more »
The Muzium TUDM or RMAF Museum was officially opened to the public which coincided with the 27th anniversary of the formation of the Royal Malaysian Air Force by the Chief of Armed Forces Staff, Gen Tan Sri Ghazali bin Dato Mohd Seth. The Museum is located at Sungai Besi and opened daily to the public. Read more »
RMAF, TUDM, formed the No. 6 Squadron. The Squadron is the home of the Canadair CL41G Tebuans. The introduction of Canadair CL41G jet strike aircraft marked the end of the “Non-Fighting Force” concept of the RMAF since its formation in 1958.
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Tentera Udara Diraja Persekutuan (TUDP) or Royal Malayan Air Force (RMAF) was formed with its roots traced to the Malayan Auxiliary Air Force formations of the British’s Royal Air Force (RAF) in the colonial Malaya. Read more »