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Tusker Air Show: Two days of flight displays and fun!

Aerial view of the Wilson Airport, Nairobi.

The sky over Nairobi has cleared up as Kenya’s aviation industry prepares for the biggest air show in a decade. The air show will be held at Wilson Airport on 21 – 22 December, a week after it was postponed due to heavy rain. A large variety of events are lined up for the two […]

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Tusker Air Show postponed, heavy rains to blame

Wet and cloudy conditions are seen at Wilson Airport, Nairobi, as a helicopter pilot and a rally car driver practice their performances. Photo: IMG.

The long-awaited air show at Wilson Airport which was scheduled for 14 – 15 December has been postponed by a week due to ongoing rains in Nairobi and its environs. The new dates for the Tusker Air Show Festival are 21 – 22 December 2013. Aero Club of East Africa Chairman Rob Linck said that […]

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All set for Kenya’s largest airshow on 14 – 15 December

This French-built Max Holste MH.1521 Broussard will be part of the static display. The Broussard was designed in the 1950s and is powered by one radial engine.

UPDATE: The Tusker Air Show Festival will be held on 21 – 22 December 2013 instead of the dates announced below. The air show has been postponed due to heavy rains at Wilson Airport. All is set for the Tusker Air Show Festival, a two-day event of aerial performances, static displays of aircraft and music […]

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Air Show back in Nairobi for Independence bash

At left, Rob Linck, Chairman of the Aero Club of East Africa, receives a Kshs10 million cheque from the Managing Director of Kenya Breweries, Joe Muganda (right), as sponsorship for the 2013 Tusker Air Show Festival. At centre is Dr. Hassan Wario, Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Arts.

UPDATE: The Tusker Air Show Festival has been moved from 14 – 15 December 2013 to the weekend of 21 – 22 December due to heavy rains at Wilson Airport.   After an absence of more than ten years, the Wilson Airport Air Show is back in Nairobi. It will be held in December just […]

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