2018 – MIL-CAP on the WEF from Meiringen

25-26 January 2018 – Meiringen Flugplatz This year has renewed the traditional date of late January with the World Economic Forum in Davos, like all the years, the Swiss Air Force were involved in security flights to the seat of this important conference. The missions of MIL-CAP (Military-Civil Air Patrol) this year were held, later in Payerne 2016 (see …

2017 – Meiringen e Axalp – Switzerland never disappoints

10 and 11 October 2017 – Meiringen Flugplatz Tradition repeats. As every year, the Air Force has organized the Swiss Confederation, on the polygon in Axalp share, the usual annual event to show to the world the efficiency of aircraft and training pilots and ground staff. Needless to say,, always eats, the organization and the hospitality of the Schweizer …

2017 – Sion airfield – WEF 2017

19 January 2017 – Aeroport de Sion This year it happened to Sion. The tradition of rotation in the support for the commitment of flights at the World Economic Forum in Davos coverage has been met and after in Meiringen 2015 (Article and photos here) and in Payerne 2016 (Article and photos here), this year was the base located near the capital of the …

2016 – The Meiringen – Spotter day and night

24 October 2016 – Meiringen Flugplatz And yet here I am, faithful to pilgrimage, at least annually, It brings me to this paradise of spotter: The Meiringen. Whoever follows me will have already got to see, During the years, On several occasions, I went, alone or in company, in this incredible (for Italic standards) airport. Surrounded …

2016 – 75 Years Meiringen Air Base

18 June 2016 – Meiringen Flugplatz One of the highlights of this year in Swiss land was, doubtless, the 75th anniversary of the airport of Meiringen. As many of you already know the sediment is located in a narrow valley in the canton of Bern, very close to Lake Brienz. The first operations of the base took place on December 1, 1941. …

2016 – World Economic Forum sky Police

21-22 January 2016 – Payerne E’ This is the 3rd appointment with air policing flights for the World Economic Forum that I follow. After appointments 2013 and 2015, where Meiringen (photographic reports can be found here and here) He had the burden of bearing the most flights, in 2016 it happened to Payerne. The turn of the latter, …

Calendar 2016 of the Air Force airports Switzerland

updating: 18 January 2016 Dear Friends As was done in previous years, publish calendars airports Swiss military. I remember that on these calendars you can find the dates of closure of the slopes, periods of night flights, any tutorials and many other interesting things. The surveillance flights for the WEF (from 18 to the 24 January 2016) will originate …

2015 - 55th Anniversary Frecce Tricolori - 6 September - Air Show

6 September 2015 - Looking Friuli Today is DAY. The huge crowd arrives today. After Spotter Day on Friday and proof yesterday (inter alia ruined, partly, from the shower in the morning) now expects a full house. The day is fantastic: sole, Warm the right and blue sky waiting for the hundreds of thousands of fans expected …

2015 – 55Anniversary Frecce Tricolori – 4 September – Spotter Day

4 September 2015 – Looking Friuli begins today, only for spotter, the long weekend organized by the Air Force Italian, to celebrate the 55th birthday of the National Aerobatic Team, the legendary Frecce Tricolori. What will take place today is the first Spotter Day organized by AOS at a big air show. There had been smaller events such as …

2015 - Meiringen Airport - WEF 2015

The Meiringen 22 January 2015 After a bit 'of time finally return to Meiringen. The Paradise of Spotter Italics awaits me for flights of air cover for the World Economic Forum's 2015. As usual, the Swiss Air Force committed one of its bases to provide the airplanes on flights CAP (Combat Air Patrol), to prevent aircraft …