UNIT DRILL COMPETITION - 2009 a yet another exiting
feature in the SLAF annual calendar, was held during the past week and
the finals were worked out today (01 September 2009) at the SLAF Base
Katunayaka parade square.
All SLAF stations located
around the country competed in this event in which SLAF Base
Katunayaka, SLAF Batticalo, Special Operations Group Trincomalee were
selected for the finals. However the panel of judges who were vested
upon the difficult task of selecting the best drill flight, finally
with much struggle chose SLAF Base Katunayake, Commanded by Flying
Officer SDS Sikuradhipathi as the winners.
Competition was also witnessed at this event and again SLAF Base
Katunayake was judged winners.
The Commander of the
Air Force Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonatilake graced the occasion as
the guest of honour whilst Members of the SLAF board of management and
several other senior Air Force officer were among the other
The final results of the event are as
1st Place SLAF Base
Katunayaka 2nd Place Special Operation Group Trincomale
3rd place SLAF Batticalo
Place SLAF Base Katunayaka 2nd Place SLAF
Diyathalawa 3rd place SLAF China