2019 – A normal day in Payerne

Payerne Air Base – 30 April 2019 On the day of the presentation to the media and the public of the Boeing F / A 18F Super Hornet, the main base of the Swiss Air Force has not, however, stop, present and aircraft continued to fly as if nothing had. In the pictures below you can see the images taken during taxiing, takeoffs …

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 – San Teodoro fire (yet….)

13-15 July 2017 – Canadair a San Teodoro (Sardinia)   Even this year, during summer holidays, as it happened in 2012 and 2011 (the articles here and here) I had to witness the devastation caused by fire in the Mediterranean vegetation of the fantastic Sardinia. Every year, unfortunately, this beautiful region has to pay taxes to some rascal who sets fire …

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, …

2015 – Decimomannu Spotter from Roberto Zanda – Trident Juncture 2015

2015 – Decimomannu Air Base Dear Friends, Here we go again with the goodies coming the nearest “exotic” of Italy. From here pass the planes and helicopters strangest of all the peninsula. Even when the asset is reduced, the surprise is around the corner and these photos prove it. Special subjects, difficult to see in the airports we are used, here become …

2015 – Meiringen for Axalp (Cancelled)

8 October 2015 – Meiringen Today is the big day. We start early in the morning from Milan, with friends Daniel and Roberto, to reach Meiringen, from there, be transported on a Super Puma of the Swiss Air Force, at the range in share Axalp, where today there will be the usual annual exercises of F 18 and F 5 Swiss. …

2015 – Axalp approaches

Press release n ° 3 – 7 October 2015 Because weather, the first day of the shooting airfield was canceled. No flights will take place today at the polygon share Axalp. Here the link to the pages with the official Swiss Air Force.   Press release n ° 2 – 6 October 2015 Were held today, the evidence throws aviation 2015 all’Axalp. Some …

2015 – Italian Blade 2015 Viterbo

This year was held, on the airport “Locksmiths” Viterbo, the largest exercise in Europe for military helicopters. “Italian Blade 2015″ He involved, from 22 June 5 July, Military 7 nations, in addition to field about 30 helicopters of each gender and dimension, have resulted in the polygons in central Italy nearly 1000 between men and women …

2014 – Payerne AIR14 – Air Show sabato 6 September

6 September 2014 – Payerne Air Base And here we are. They are the 6,30 and, from, entrance to the exit of Payerne. The perfect Swiss organization leads me, within minutes and without any tail, up to the place within the parking. Load all your gear and head for the entrance to the square from where I log in a few minutes. I immediately reco to …