The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, flight aboard the C-130H Air Force aircraft, which he said was “exciting and motivating.”
In his address, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces expressed confidence in the military men and women of the 501 squadron “Bisontes” as well as in the C-130H aircraft, stating that he has absolute confidence in the Air Force’s mission, and that the Forces Armies are tight.
The flight lasted about an hour. President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa had the opportunity to get to know the aircraft and the military that operate it better. He said that he intends to use that in the next official trip to the Autonomous Regions.
At the end of his visit, he signed the honor book of the squadron 501 – “Bisontes”.