Iran’s air power on display

Babak Taghvaee provides an overview of this year’s Iranian air show held at Kish Island

IRGCAF Su-22UM3, serial number 15-2462, performing a manoeuvre on the third day of the show.
Sergey M
Upgraded IRGCNA Bell 412EP, serial number SN-2201, was officially handed over to the service on the first day of the show, fitted with medical equipment for the medevac and air ambulance role.
Manuch Manteghi

THE INTERNATIONAL airport on the island of Kish in the Persian Gulf was venue to Iran’s latest air show between November 26-29. Drawing 19 participants from the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) and seven from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force (IRGCAF) some of which were involved in flying displays. Elsewhere at the event the Iranian Aviation Industries Organization unveiled new products, new capabilities, and delivered a Bell 412EP and a Shahed 278 light utility helicopter to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy Aviation.

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