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 …

2019 – Lightning of Payerne

7 June 2019 – Payerne Air Base was held on 7 June, on the grounds of the airport of Payerne, the 4th stage for the selection of the new fighter to replace the F fleet 5 Tiger II e F 18 Hornet of the Swiss Air Force. This case was presented by Lockheed-Martin the most advanced Western fighter, the only of the 5th …

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 …

2019 – A Super Hornet for the Swiss Air Force

Payerne Air Base – 30 April 2019 They are the 08:00 and it is from 02:45 that we are around. The temperature is pungent to be the end of April but the sun is shining at the entrance of the most important base of the Swiss Air Force. We are here for the selection of what will be the new fighter will defend the skies of Confederation when …

AIR 2030 – A new fighter for the Swiss Air Force

24 April 2019 – AIR 2030 – A new fighter for the Swiss Air Force The Swiss Confederation has an area covering some’ less than twice the Lombardy but has about 1,5 million less than the Italian region, this because of the area for most mountain. The small nation in the middle of the Alps has …

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 …

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 – 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, …