Draken International to Display Aircraft at AirVenture Oshkosh 2013 — Press Release

by: Matthew Potter
July 22, 2013

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LAKELAND, Fla., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Draken International, the world’s largest operator of ex-military fighter aircraft, will display two Douglas A-4K Skyhawks and two Aermacchi MB-339CB jet aircraft on-site at AirVenture 2013 in Oshkosh, WI. Draken is looking forward to the opportunity to debut the company’s advanced capabilities for the commercial air services industry. These aircraft will not be used in any performance, but will serve as static displays. The public is welcome to view the aircraft up close over the week-long event from July 29 to August 4, 2013.

The two A-4Ks, Draken’s flagship aircraft, and the two MB-339s will be on display in the Phillips Oil Display Square at AirVenture. A booth with will be set up with more information about Draken International and the aircraft. Pilots and crew will be available to answer any questions about these formidable fighter jets.

Draken CEO Jared Isaacman states, “Although these aircraft are not performing in the air show, we are pleased to be able to make them available for the public to view. We invite everyone in attendance to come meet the pilots and maintainers and see these incredible aircraft up close.”

The Draken A-4K Skyhawks are the optimal “multi-role” platform and are equipped with APG-66 Radar, Heads Up Display, Hands On Throttle and Stick, 1553 digital Bus and Radar Warning Receivers. The Aermacchi MB-339s are a perfect platform for Joint Terminal Air Control Attack Training and Close Air Support Training. These superb aircraft are precision accurate and provide a cost-effective platform to train our nation’s military.

About Draken International:
Draken International is a provider of commercial air services based out of the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, FL. The organization sets a new standard in airborne adversary support, flight training, threat simulation, electronic warfare support, aerial refueling, research, testing, as well as other missions uniquely suited to their fleet of aircraft. The company employs world class, military trained fighter pilots including USAF Weapons School Instructors, Fighter Weapons School Graduates, TOP GUN Instructors, Air Liaison Officers, Thunderbird Demonstration pilots and FAC-A Instructors. For additional information, visit www.drakenintl.com.

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