The 24th edition Malta International Airshow kicked off on Saturday at SmartCity, Malta. The flying display, by participants from Malta, France, Italy, Poland, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, began at 5 pm local time. Unfortunately, the two-day event was reduced to one by officials citing weather problems. 

Malta International Airshow
Team Iskry of the Polish Air Force fly their TS-11 Iskra jet trainer aircraft during the Malta International Airshow off SmartCity Malta, outside Valletta, Malta.Reuters

 While Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Flanker fighter aircraft releasing flares made for some stunning captures, team Iskry of the Polish Air Force put up a visual spectacle with orange-grey smoke coming out of their sturdy TS-11 Iskra jet trainer aircraft. The Pioneer Team, a civil aerobatic team from Italy, too had everyone in awe with pyrotechnics.

Malta International Airshow 2016
A Ukraine Air Force Su-27 Flanker fighter aircraft releases flares while taking part in the Malta International Airshow.Reuters
Malta International Airshow 2016
The Pioneer Team, a civil aerobatic team from Italy, let off pyrotechnics from their Pioneer 330 aircraft during the Malta International Airshow.Reuters
Malta International Airshow 2016
A Ukraine Air Force Su-27 Flanker fighter aircraft releases flares while taking part in the Malta International Airshow.Reuters
Malta International Airshow 2016
Team Iskry of the Polish Air Force fly their TS-11 Iskra jet trainer aircraft during the Malta International Airshow.Reuters
Malta International Airshow 2016
The Pioneer Team, a civil aerobatic team from Italy, let off pyrotechnics from their Pioneer 330 aircraft during the Malta International Airshow.Reuters