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    LIMA excitement heightens as fighter jets arrive in Langkawi

    LANGKAWI (Bernama) – The excitement of Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA’19) is starting to be felt with the presence of participating aircraft in the biennial event.

    A spokesman of LIMA’19 Promotion Committee said the fighter jets of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) such as the Sukhoi SU-30MKM and F/A-18D Hornet arrived at Langkawi International Airport (LIA) yesterday.

    He said the Sukhoi SU-30MKM fighter jet from 11th Squadron and the F/A-18D Hornet from the 18th Squadron have been training in Butterworth Air Base in Penang in the past few days before zooming into Langkawi yesterday.

    “Apart from that, the Sirkorsky S-61A-4 Nuri from the 3rd and 7th Squadrons as well as the EC-725 from the 10th Squadron are also arriving today,” he said.

    Meanwhile, a Bernama observation at LIA found there were busy air movements involving three Charlie C-130 aircraft bringing in passengers and equipment since yesterday morning. LIMA’19 scheduled from March 26-30 will be held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC) and Resort World Langkawi (RWL).

    Chairman of the Youth and Sports, Tourism, Arts and Culture Committee, Kedah Entrepreneurship Development Mohd Asmirul Anuar Aris pictured after the Special Lease Flight Launch Ceremony in conjunction with LIMA’19 Langkawi yesterday. – BERNAMA
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