Swiss Air Force

Swiss Air Force F-5 Pilot recalls when he was hit in his thigh by a lightning that penetrated his Tiger cockpit. Yet he landed safely.

Swiss Air Force F-5 Pilot recalls when he was hit in his thigh by a lightning that penetrated his Tiger cockpit. Yet he landed safely.

The Northrop F-5 One of the most enduring military aircraft designs ever introduced, Northrop ’s F-5 tactical fighter series has… Read More

2 months ago

Unique video shows Swiss Air Force F/A-18 Hornets doing road crossing taxi at the picturesque Meiringen Air Base

Swiss Air Force F/A-18 Hornets at Meiringen Air Base Filmed by our friend Dafydd Phillips on Oct. 18, 2023 the… Read More

4 months ago

Swiss Air Force Axalp 2023 (4K): the best F/A-18 Hornet demo video you’ve ever seen

Swiss Air Force Boeing F/A-18 Hornet strike fighters’ incredible display at Axalp 2023. Filmed by our friend Dafydd Phillips on… Read More

4 months ago

Video shows the moment a Patrouille Suisse F-5 Tiger II hits a flock of birds during Radom Air Show

Patrouille Suisse F-5 Tiger suffering a bird strike Filmed by our friend Dafydd Phillips during Radom Air Show, the video… Read More

6 months ago

Final flight for Swiss Mirage IIIDS HB-RDF, the only privately-operated Mirage IIIDS in the world

Besides displaying at airshows Mirage IIIDS HB-RDF was also available for passenger flights for the members of Espace Passion association… Read More

9 months ago

From the F-35A Lightning II debut to the F/A-18 Hornet demo team with Schlieren Effect: cool video features the highlights of 2022 Swiss Air Force’s Axalp Air Power Demonstration

The 2022 edition of the Swiss Air Force’s Axalp Air Power demonstration marked the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II’s debut.… Read More

1 year ago

Axalp 2021 (4K): the coolest Swiss Air Force’s Axalp Air Power demonstration video you’ve ever seen

Held at Ebenfluh firing range near the summit of the 7,614 feet (2,321m) high Axalphorn mountain in central Switzerland, Swiss… Read More

2 years ago

US Navy to test first upgraded former Swiss Air Force F-5N+ at NAS Patuxent River

Upon successful completion of test, the program office will use these upgrades as a major element in the conversion of… Read More

2 years ago

Switzerland selected the F-35 Lightning II because it is the most advanced, capable and affordable aircraft available for the Swiss Air Force’s future fighter fleet

Switzerland will buy 36 F-35As after, as reported by Reuters, an evaluation by the government of the country found the… Read More

3 years ago

Incredible photos show Swiss Air Force F-5 Tiger II crashing after alleged engine failure. The pilot ejected safely.

The Swiss Air Force F-5E Tiger II J-3089 featured the Swiss Air Force aerobatic team Patrouille Suisse paint scheme. A… Read More

3 years ago

7 years after it was unable to scramble fighter jets to respond to a hijacking outside of business hours, Switzerland starts to provide 24 hours airspace protection

Starting from Dec. 31, 2020 two Swiss Air Force F/A-18 fighter jets will be operational 24/7 to protect the airspace… Read More

3 years ago

Lockheed Martin submitted F-35 proposal to the Swiss government in support of Switzerland’s New Fighter Aircraft competition

The F-35 proposal is a total package offering that includes up to 40 F-35A aircraft, a sustainment solution tailored to… Read More

3 years ago

Slim 50.1% majority of Swiss voters approves purchase of new fighter jets

The Swiss government will decide next year among the Eurofighter from Airbus , the Rafale from France’s Dassault, Boeing’s F/A-18… Read More

3 years ago

Poll shows that 58% of Swiss voters want new fighter jets

The vote is planned for Sept. 27 and will decide whether to approve the purchase without knowing who will win… Read More

4 years ago

U.S. Expected to Buy Back 22 Swiss Air Force F-5 Fighter Jets in 2020

A spokesperson from Armasuisse confirmed that discussions between the Swiss defense procurement agency and the U.S. Navy took place in… Read More

4 years ago

Axalp Live Fire Exercise Canceled after Swiss Air Force found Cracks in the wings of F/A-18 Fighters

The flight activity of the Swiss Hornet fleet is restricted in order to ensure flight safety. However, the F/A-18s will… Read More

4 years ago

Finnish F/A-18 Vs Swiss F/A-18: Cool Video features Hornet Display Comparison

Which is the best F/A-18C display in your opinion? Taken at RAF Fairford during Royal International Air Show 2019 airshow,… Read More

5 years ago