September 16 and 17 saw the annual NATO Days public show at Ostrava, in the north east of the Czech Republic.
The weather was largely wet and overcast when I attended on the Saturday. As such, the flying displays were affected adversely. This included the scheduled display by the Saudi Hawks team, who ultimately cancelled their saturday performance due to poor visibility and safety concerns.
As has been the practice of NATO Days for the past few years, a special co-host nation was chosen; Slovakia was that nation this year and they brought a good selection of air and land gear with them.
At that, here’s a sampling of what was on hand at this year’s show: