On April 18, Iran demonstrated its air power to the public during the Military Day parade over Tehran. Thirty-three FIxed-wing aircraft and 51 helicopters took part
SPECIAL REPORT | TEHRAN MILITARY PARADE
THE FIXED-WING AIRCRAFT were drawn from six Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) Tactical Fighter Bases (TFB) and two Independent Tactical Transport Bases (TTB), while the rotary-wing assets came from two Islamic Republic of Iran Army Aviation (IRIAA) General Support Groups and the Vatan-Poor Training Center.
The parade was preceded by intense rehearsals in the two weeks beforehand, including a series of formation training flights by all units involved from April 3-7.