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Australian International Airshow Gets Off to Explosive Start

The Australian International Airshow kicked off at the Avalon Airfield in the city of Lara on Tuesday.
Image: Acrobatic pilots perform at the Australian International Airshow
Acrobatic pilots perform at the Australian International Airshow at the Avalon Airfield in the city of Lara, southwest of Melbourne on Feb. 24, 2015.PAUL CROCK / AFP - Getty Images

The Australian International Airshow kicked off at the Avalon Airfield in the city of Lara on Tuesday. The three-day flying event which opens to the public on Friday is expected to bring in 180,000 attendees.

Singapore Air Force Black Knights perform at the Australian International Airshow.PAUL CROCK / AFP - Getty Images
Acrobatic pilots perform at the Australian International Airshow.PAUL CROCK / AFP - Getty Images