2019 – Meiringen by Axalp

The Meiringen – 8 and 9 October 2019 I tell you now that, even this year, it went wrong. And I'm 2 times on 3. After the latest 2 extraordinary occasions of 2017 (you can see here) and 2018, recommences the unfortunate series of Axalp. Actually adventurers who braved the steep paths dell'Axalphorn day 7 and 8 …

In Payerne around the Lightning

During the day of presentation to the press and the public of the F 35A Lightning II at the Payerne base (the service can be found here), as already happened during the presentation of the F 18E Super Hornet (you can find the services here and here), the F 18 already in service in the Swiss Air Force they continued to fly as if nothing …

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 …

2018 – Belgian Air Force Days

Kleine-Brogel – 7, 8 and 9 September 2018 Thanks to our Irene Pantaleoni we can enjoy some pictures from one of the largest European events of airmen 2018, il Belgian Air Force Days, which took place on the basis of Kleine-Brogel in the first WE of September. 2 the undisputed headliner: the Sukhoi Su 27 of the Air Force and the Ukraine …

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 …

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 …

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 – 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 – 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. …