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 – 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 …

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 – Sion Airshow

16 September 2017 – Aéroport de Sion This year was held, Remote 6 years since, the famous airshow of Zion. Always this is an event not to be missed, with always very interesting attendance from all over Europe. This year the guests were many but unfortunately, due to different reasons, the event was not the usual …

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 – 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. …