RSAF aircraft special livery for Saudi National Day
Each year, Saudi National Day (Arabic: اليوم الوطني المملكة العربية السعودية al-yawm al-waṭanī al-mamlaka al-ʿArabiyya as-Suʿūdiyya) is celebrated in Saudi Arabia on 23 September.
The day is to commemorate the renaming of the Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, by a royal decree from King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud in 1932. It was made a national holiday by King Abdullah in 2005.
Since the last few years it has become a tradition for several Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) aircraft to receive special colours and markings to commemorate the occasion.
This year the following aircraft received various “90 years” and “vision 2030” markings:
- A330-202MRTT (serial 2406)
- F-15C (serial 203)
- F-15SA (serial (631)
- Tornado GR4 (serial unknown)
- Typhoon (serial 1006)