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The ADEX (Aerospace and Defence Exhibition) takes place at the Sinchonri (K-16) Air Base East of Seoul and serves mainly as a showcase for the local defence industry. It is one of the few chances to see Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF) jets in the air and take a closer look at them on the ground.

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Where? Seoul, South Korea
When? 18-23/10/2011

 On the first day the official opening ceremony with high-ranking military ranks and officials takes place and is highlighted by a big formation fly-by of several RoKAF aircraft.

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Starting with a CN-235 and six KT-1 trainer aircraft a similar composition of a C-130 Hercules with six KA-1 light attack aircraft followed. The parade was concluded with 5-ship formations of fast jets: F-15K Slam Eagle, (K)F-5 Tiger II and (K)F-16 Fighting Falcon flew by, the latter two trailing a huge veil of blue, red and yellow, thus representing the Korean-style "Sam-Taegeuk", which stands for the relation between heaven, earth and humanity.

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The RoKAF was furthermore proud and strong to show solo displays of their aircraft, namely the KAI KT-1 Woongbi turboprop training aircraft and T-50 Golden Eagle supersonic advanced trainer and future multirole fighter.

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Frontline aircraft were represented by solo displays of a KF-16D Fighting Falcon as well as the F-15K Slam Eagle. Though not as dynamic compared to some other jet displays, both jets gave some nice opportunities to get decent photos during their routine which did deserve many thanks due to their rareness.

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