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SLAF celebrates 66th Anniversary

SLAF celebrates 66th Anniversary20170303Sri Lanka Air Force is celebrating its 66th anniversary yesterday (02nd Thursday, March 2017). The main parade was held at the Air Force Headquarters under the patronage of the Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy.

SLAF is the successor of the Royal Ceylon Air Force which was established on 2nd March 1951. A number of special events were held today in view of the anniversary celebrations. SLAF board of management, officers, other ranks and civil staff were also present at the occasion.

In view of the 66th anniversary, Sri Lanka Air Force has organized an exhibition on 3, 4 and 5 March at the Air Force Base in Ratmalana.

Three day exhibition will begin at 2.30pm each day. The exhibition will feature air displays, parachute displays, mock attacks, cultural and musical shows.

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