The first day of the 2013 Tusker Air Show Festival was filled with many flying displays that excited spectators. The performances were not only about aviation technology, but were a testament to the truly amazing skills of pilots who have really invested their time and energy into the air show.
Check out a sample of the hundreds of photos we took during the first day. If you need photos from the air show, please write to us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Thrush 510 aircraft demonstrates its fire fighting abilities by dumping a load of water.
A Eurocopter AS350 helicopter racing with a rally car at Wilson Airport’s runway. The helicopter won the race after three rounds.
The Kenya Sky Divers team poses for a group photo after successfully completing the first jump of the show.
A Kenya Airways Embraer E190 in a low-level pass at Wilson Airport as part of the display at the air show.
Families enjoying the air show.
Mark Ross, flying a Pitts Special, performs aerobatic maneuvers at the Tusker Air Show.
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) personnel disembark from a military Mi-17 helicopter in mid air as they demonstrate their skills.
A Cessna Citation Excel business jet taxiing in readiness for its performance at the air show.
A DHC-7 operated by Air Kenya performs at the air show.
Two spectators enjoying their Tusker beer.
Front view of a Dornier 228.
A sky diver in a perfect landing.