December 22, 2019

Support needed - please help me win a price

unfortunally, this photo contest was cancelled without informations of the F35-Team

Well - this time I need your help .... to win a price I need as many likes as possible on one of my pictures. So, if you are a fb user and help me win, then please click on picture 17 of the actual photo contest in the F35 group:

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December 11, 2019

Graduation of Pilot Class'13, Vitznau and Training PC-7 Team this week

The ceremony will take place on thursday 12th with a Super Puma Display at the seaside of Vitznau. PC-7 Team cancelled there planned contribution but will fly in Emmen, Payerne and D√ľbendorf this week:

EDIT December 12th: SUPER PUMA DISPLAY TEAM cancelled there participation too ....

PC-7 Team Training for World Cup Crans Montana

Wednesday, 11th:
Emmen 1045-1115LT
Payerne 1345-1415LT

Thursday, 12th:
D√ľbendorf 1100-1130LT

December 05, 2019

WEF 2020 - Air Policy above Davos

In 2020, the armed forces will once again support the civilian authorities in the canton of Graub√ľnden in carrying out security tasks in connection with the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Parliament approved the deployment of a maximum of 5,000 soldiers on these civil affairs support operations from 2019 until 2021. The 2020 WEF meeting will be held from 17 to 27 January.

Main base for the combat ready jets is Payerne LSMP (1st ALT is LSMM, 2nd ALT is LSMS) again and the 25 nautical miles flight restrictions above Davos are on the following dates:

January 17th, 2020 from 1300-1700h LT (training)
January 20th from 0800h LT continuosly 'till January 25th, 1700 LT (hot)

Some Pilatus (NC)PC-7 will be flying out of Samedan airport during training day and the hot mission.

More informations:

Some impressions of Air Policy from other years 

December 01, 2019

Swiss Air Force flight schedules and Airshows 2020

Our Air Force is very kind to us military aviation lovers again and published some interesting schedules.

Main change is the opened QRA-schedule, now all days from 0600-2200h LT two armed Hornets are on 15mins Alert.



Pistensperre: 27. Juli - 21. August 2020
Staffelflugbetrieb mit F/A-18 Hornet: 29. Juni - 24. Juli 2020


Tiger-TK's mit jeweils mehreren F-5 Tiger und  F/A-18 Hornet: Woche 7/8/37/38



Airshows 2020 - update April 29th,2020

Other interesting events in aviation, including ballooning and modelling. Mainly Switzerland. For the full schedule please visit The RIO in Ecuvillens is rescheduled to Gruyeres and will happen in 2021 again.

COVID19 saw and will cancelling a lot of events - so please inform you in avance on the official homepages !

05 Stuckli Ballonfiesta, Sattel-Hochstuckli (CH) - Reserve Feb 02 and 16
10/11 Youth Olympic Games Lausanne, Les Diablerets (CH) with Patrouille Suisse (10 TRG 1230-1305h/11 Demo 1145-1215h LT)
12-18 Ballonwoche, Arosa (CH)
16-18 Lauberhornrennen, Wengen (CH) with Patrouille Suisse in formation with SWISS Airbus (16.1140h, 17. 1320h, 18. 1140h LT)
17-27 World Economic Forum WEF, Davos (CH) with restricted airspace 17(TRG)/20-25 out of Payerne
25-02 Festival International de Ballons, Ch√Ęteau-d'Oex (CH)

11 1. Schweizer Helitag, Mollis (CH)
14-16 Faszination Modellflug, Kirchberg (CH)
21-23 FIS Ski World Cup, Crans-Montana (CH) with PC-7 Team (21. TRG)

14 Delegiertenversammlung mfvs, Grenchen LSZG (CH)
15 52. Z√§ziwiler Hangflugwettbewerb, Z√§ziwil Bueleberg  (CH)
21 Scale F4 Heli Training, Interlaken (CH)
28/29 Modellflug Ausstellung Untersiggenthal MG UT, Untersiggenthal (CH)

01-04 Aero, Friedrichshafen (D)
04 20. Nordwestschweizer Modellbaub√∂rse, Brislach (CH)
11 Fr√ľhjahrs-Helitreffen, Leuggern (CH )
14-16 Akrokurs FMA Altenrhein, Mollis (CH)
18 Generalversammlung EAS, Grenchen LSZG (CH)
25 Hamilton Swiss Aerobatic Cup, Yverdon (CH)
27-03 Patrouille des Glaciers, Verbier (CH) with Patrouille Suisse
29 Basevisite, Meiringen (CH)

02/03 Arbon Classics, Arbon (CH)
05 GV der Motorflugveteranen des AeCS, Flieger- und Fahrzeugmuseum Altenrhein (FFA)
09 Hamilton Swiss Aerobatic Cup, Sitterdorf (CH)
13-17 ILA, Berlin (D)
16 Tage der Aerophilatelie, Langenthal-Bleienbach - LSPL (CH)
21-24 AMPA Swiss Tour, Lausanne (CH)
25-29 Flights with Dassault Mirage IIIDS, Payerne (CH)
26-28 EBACE, Geneva (CH)

05-07 Seaplane Meeting, Hergiswil (CH)
06/07  Journ√©e portes ouvertes de l'a√©rodrome, Bressaucourt (CH) (Reserve: Sept 12/13)
13 Tag der Bundeswehr, Laage (D)
13 Hamilton Swiss Aerobatic Cup, Buttwil (CH)
27 Seefest, Zug (CH) with Patrouille Suisse (1730-18h LT)

11 OldtimAIR Flugparade, Stanserhorn (CH)
11 Hamilton Swiss Aerobatic Cup, Bressaucourt (CH)
29-24 Hornet Flugbetrieb, Emmen - LSME (CH)
31-02 International EAS Summer Fly-In , Langenthal-Bleienbach - LSPL (CH)

01/02 17. Loorholz Flugtage, Leuggern (CH )
07-24 Pilot school PilS with PC-21, Payerne (normally out of Emmen)
10-14 Flights with Dassault Mirage IIIDS, Payerne (CH)
11-15 4th FAI Women's World Hot Air Balloon Championship, NaŇāńôcz√≥w (Poland)
15 Hamilton Swiss Aerobatic Cup, Motiers (CH)
15/16 Flugfest, Hagenbuch (CH)
21-23 Acro Show, Villeneuve VD (CH)
21-23 32. OSV Treffen, Ambrì-Piotta - LSPM (CH)
22 Hunterfest, St. Stephan (CH)
28-04 64th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, Wroclaw (Poland)
29/30 Dittinger Flugtage, Dittingen (CH)
29/30 Tag der offenen T√ľr/40 Jahre Mountainflyers, Belp (CH)

05/06 12th Oldtimerclassic, Hittnau (CH)
05/06 Fly-In, Mollis (CH)
06 Meeting de l'Air - "Les 80 ans de la bataille de france'', Cambrai (France)
06 Schaufliegen Modellfluggruppe Signau, Steinen bei Signau/Bowil (CH)
06 Fl√ľgerchilbi, Langenthal (CH)
06-06 6. Internationale Ballon- & Flugtage Alpenrheintal, Widnau (Schweiz)
06-13 Swiss National Aerobatic Championship 2020, Bex (CH)
12/13 Erlebniswochenende Sitterdorf, Sitterdorf (CH)
20-26 24th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship, Sobota (Slovenia)
26 11 Scale-Helitreffen, Leuggern (CH )
26-04 47. Internationale Alpine Heissluftballonwoche Flims, Flims (CH)
28-02 Flights with Dassault Mirage IIIDS, Payerne (CH)

09-11 Air & Space Days Verkehrshaus Luzern, Luzern (CH) Air & Space Days
13/14 Airshow/Shooting Demonstration, Axalp (CH)
21 Basevisite, Meiringen (CH)

04 Giorno dell'unità nazionale/Armed Forces Day, Roma (Italy)