65th anniversary of Bezmer Airbase

On 7th October 2016 ceremony was held at Bezmer Airbase to celebrate its 65th anniversary and the 30th anniversary in service with the Bulgarian Air Force of Sukhoi Su-25.

Gates were opened at 9am and the celebration started at 10am with speech of the Chief of Defence. On static display were two single-seaters Sukhoi Su-25, one twin-seater Sukhoi Su-25UB and already retired single-seater Sukhoi Su-22M4. Sitting in cockpit was allowed for anybody.


Air demonstrations started at 11am with the first participant from the Border Police – AW109 followed by some general aviation flights. The hosts started their aerial program at 12pm with two ship demonstration – single-seater Sukhoi Su-25 with specially painted tail and two-seater.

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