Breitling Jet Team performing in Singapore

World famous Breitling Jet Team is in town as part of their first ever Southeast Asia Tour. The team will be performing highly complex individual and group manoeuvres at breathtaking speeds on 9 March 2013, 2pm at Sentosa Siloso Beach.

Based in Dijon, France, the Breitling Jet Team is presented by the inventor of the modern chronograph – Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling which is best known for producing the world’s leading aviation timepieces used by professional, civilian and aspiring pilots. Easily recognizable by its distinct black and yellow paint scheme of its Aero L-39 Albatros jets, the Breitling Jet Team is also the world’s biggest civilian aerobatic team performing on jets. All Team pilots are former French Air Force fighter pilots except the leader and founder Jacques Bothelin who is a civilian aerobatics pilot and one of the world’s most experienced aerial display pilots.
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The Breitling Jet Team’s five-leg Southeast Asia tour will see the jets perform in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines. The Team will clock some 40 hours of flight time and cover around 9,000km in five weeks as part of its ambassadorial duties. Singapore is the third Southeast Asia stopover for the Team.
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The public aerobatics display on 9 March at Siloso Beach on Sentosa is a non-ticketed event. The display is scheduled to begin at 2pm pending weather and air traffic conditions.

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