The bi-annual airshow that follows the three trade days of the Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition has always been one of the highlights on the aviation calendar. This year, despite no foreign military participation, it lived up to its reputation and thrilled the crowds with an action-packed program. The only hitch in the program was the cancellation of the USA's Golden Knights Parachute team whose display, despite already having taken off, was cancelled. No reason for the cancellation was offered. African Aerospace & Defence 2014 Air Show
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Whether AAD 2014 was a success in terms of feet through the halls we will not know until later. The Saturday show without a doubt was the best aviation event this year. Asked how he rates it out of ten one media correspondent said twelve. The organisers and all involved can be proud of putting together an event that was both entertaining as well as informative and catered to most tastes.