The highly-anticipated Sail Sabang 2017 event is going to present aerobatic shows by Jupiter Aerobatic Team (JAT). The photo shows JAT's performance at the Indonesian military's anniversary on Oct. 5 2017. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)
The highly-anticipated Sail Sabang 2017 event is going to present aerobatic shows by Jupiter Aerobatic Team (JAT).
“Today, we are departing from Yogyakarta to Jakarta, Palembang, Medan, Aceh and Sabang,” said JAT leader Lieutenant Colonel pnb Kisha on Nov. 28.
“From Medan to Sabang, JAT team will be flying low when we are above the Banda Aceh city as a show of respect for the people of Aceh,” Kisha added.
A total of six airplanes are currently flying to Sabang and scheduled to arrive on Nov. 29.
The shows will be held on Nov. 30 and Dec. 2 above the CT3 Teluk Sabang port and will feature 12 maneuvers.
"As the only aerobatics team in Southeast Asia we will showcase only the best. [There’ll be] up roll maneuver, cross over break without loop, twin half Cuban with wheel, drawing of heart in the sky, calypso and many more. Don’t forget to post it on social media,” told Kisha.
After the aerobatics performance, Indonesian Air Force (TNI AU) is going to hold an exhibition of primary weaponry defense system (Alutsista) owned by TNI AU.
“Danlanud Maimud Saleh, Sabang, Letkol Penerbang A.P.U Tarigan is ready to take part in Sail Sabang. This is proof that all parties have one vision in developing tourism,” told Tourism Ministry’s archipelago tourism marketing development deputy, Esthy Reko Astuti. (kes)