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Sunkar
Active 2010 – Present
Country  Kazakhstan
Branch Kazakh Air Defense Forces
Role Aerobatic flight display team
Size 6 Aircraft
Base 604th Air Base, Taldykorgan Airport
Colours Yellow, White, Blue
            
Aircraft flown
Fighter Aero L-39 Albatros

The Sunkar (Kazakh language: Сұңқар; Russian: Сокол) is one of two aerobatic teams in the Kazakh Air Defense Forces which performs aerobatics during events in Kazakhstan from combat training Aero L-39 Albatros. In the Kazakh language, the name of the group is translated as "Falcon".

History

The group was formed in the fall of 2010. At its disposal received six L-39 training aircraft.[1] It gained fame at the International Exhibition of Arms and Military-Technical Equipment (KADEX) the following March in Astana.[2] The culmination of the Defender of the Fatherland Day Battle Parade in 2018 and 2013[3][4] featured the team fly over 40th Otar Military Base.[5] It has also demonstrated its skills during the celebrations of Air Force Day every year.[6]

References

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