11 Jul '18, 3am

Love is in the air this #NDP2018!

SINGAPORE - Using smoke trails from their F-16s, two military pilots will shape a heart in the sky on Aug 9, declaring love for Singapore on its 53rd birthday. The manouevre is part of a display that the Republic of Singapore Air Force will be putting up for this year's celebration in Marina Bay. A total of 26 aircraft, including helicopters, fighter jets and transport planes, will take part in the show - the biggest air force contingent to fly over Marina Bay. They will perform the traditional state flag flypast, as well as manouevres and formations like bomb burst and diamond. On the formations, air participation committee chairman Low Say Sim said: "Everything is down to seconds." "A lot of coordination is needed between teams," added Colonel Low, 48. Major Lloyd Lin, 34, one of the two pilots involved in the heart-shape manouevre, said that coordination is his biggest ...

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