Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition 26-30th March.
Global Stars team leader Mark Jefferies has been invited to fly in LIMA 2019 on the island of Langkawi, Malaysia.
Apparently, Mark will be the only civilian pilot to fly in the show. Flying the Extra 300L he will feel at “home”.
Mark is sponsored by The Aerotree Group established in 1998 this is a 100% local Malaysian-bumiputra owned company. Its core activity is to provide defence-related training & services. The Company is involved in the field of aeronautical engineering, aerospace technology development, aerial flight training and the introduction of new products and services in various capacities in Malaysia’s defence aviation industry.
Arriving in Kuala Lumpa 4 days prior to first show flight to recover from the jet lag followed by training and acclimatisation in the higher temperatures, which are expected to be 34’c on average.
After training, flying from Kuala Lumpa to Langkawi island along the West coast of Malaysia the 279 miles. The route will be a very scenic flying very close to the Petronas twin towers.
Static and flight displays are :-
Russian Knights SU30
Harbin Z9 (AS365 Dauphin)
F/A-18 Super Hornet
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
MQ-9 Predator (UAV)
Wing Loong II (UAV)
Extra 300L “88” Mark Jefferies
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