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 …

MONOGRAPH – MDD F / A 18 Hornet Swiss Air Force

The first copy of the mighty fighter-American bomber was delivered to the Swiss Air Force 23 January 1997. to then carries out surveillance of the airspace of the Swiss Confederation. The race to choose a replacement fighter Dassault Mirage III in Air Force files saw several contenders: in addition to the twin-jet McDonnell Douglas it was offered the Northrop F 20, cousin well …

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 …

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 …

Calendar 2015 Airports of the Schweizer Luftwaffe

8 January 2015 Dear Friends As was done last year, 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. To date have been published calendars Meiringen, Sion e Emmen: The Meiringen – Although not …

2013 – Wittmund – Phantom Pharewell – 2° giorno – Static morning

Witt mouth airfield – 29 June 2013 The morning of the big day we wake up with a forecast that does not bode well. We trust in the forecasts that give the improving weather and we move toward Wittmun. We find the road blocked because of flooding and begin to worry. The trust TOMTOM guides us though in the midst of the streets and finally …

2013 - Meiringen Airport - WEF

The Meiringen airfield - 24 January 2013 Here we are still here in Meiringen The occasion this time is to patrol flights in the protection of the World Economic Forum 2013 The WEF in Davos is a meeting that takes place every year between the characters of the best in the world economy and is held in Davos, a town located 1560 meters above sea level, …