Alap-Alap Formation

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Alap-Alap Formation
Active 2011 to present
Country Brunei Brunei
Branch  Brunei Air Force
Role Aerobatic display team
Size 3 pilots
Garrison/HQ Rimba Air Force Base
Colours White, Blue, Red, Yellow

The TUDB Alap-Alap Formation is the official aerobatic display team of the Royal Brunei Air Force,


The Royal Brunei Air Force Alap-Alap Formation display team was formed on 7 February 2011.


The Alap-Alap Formation display team uses the Pilatus PC-7MKII turboprop aircraft, an aircraft purchased from Switzerland in 1997.

Currently the Royal Brunei Air Force (TUDB) have a total of four PC-7MKII aircraft. The aircraft are under the management of No 63 Squadron TUDB, the training wing squadron located at the Rimba Air Force Base.


The display team currently consists of 3 Pilots. 1 Local Royal Brunei Air Force pilot and 2 RAF Pilots. All are qualified flying instructors.

  • Eagle One: Capt (LS) Richard Frick
  • Eagle Two: Capt (U) Pg Md Zulhusmi Bin Pg Md Roslan
  • Eagle Three: Richard Homer


Alap-alap formation have displayed during the RBAF’s 50th Anniversary and continue frequent training and are the first team in Brunei to carry out formation aerobatics at low level altitudes of 500 ft.