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Swiss Air Force F/A-18 aircraft escort the first SWISS Boeing 777

Swiss Air Force F/A-18 aircraft escort the first SWISS Boeing 777

On Friday, 29 January 2016 at 9am, escorted by two Swiss Air Force F/A-18 aircraft, the first Boeing 777-300ER (HB-JNA) acquired by SWISS International Air Lines flew over Zurich international airport at low altitude. At 9.13, the new SWISS flagship landed on runway 16. SWISS has ordered a total of nine Boeing 777-300ER aircraft for its long-haul fleet.

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PC-7 TEAM

PC-7 TEAM performs at the 2016 Audi FIS Ladies World Cup in Crans-Montana

Flying out of Sion Air Force Base, the PC-7 TEAM will showcase their excellence at the Alpine Ski World Cup in Crans-Montana, Valais, this year. The aerobatic team’s  performances are scheduled as follows:

Training: Friday, 12 February 2016,
from 3 to 3.30pm.

First display: 13 February 2016,
9.30 to 10am.

At lunchtime, the PC-7 TEAM members will be in the finish area and available to talk to the public, answer questions and give autographs. At 6.30pm, the pilots will attend the award ceremony and start number draw, which will be held at the Place de la Poste in Montana.

Second display: 14 February 2016,
12.15 to 12.45pm.

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Patrouille Suisse

Patrouille Suisse performs at the 2016 Lauberhorn downhill race

On the weekend of the 86th Lauberhorn downhill race (15 - 17 january 2016), the Patrouille Suisse pilots once more showed their spectacular skills. A particular highlight of the show was the SWISS Airbus A321-111 flying alongside the Swiss Air Force aerobatics team. Prior to flying over the slopes, the Airbus had been christened “Wengen”.

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100 years of the Swiss Air Force - Three official jubilee books

100 years of the Swiss Air Force - Three official jubilee books

On the occasion of its centenary in 2014, the Swiss Air Force published the three above displayed books. Detailed information on these fabulous books is provided at:

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Dassault Falcon 50

Swiss Air Force screensaver

The air reconnaissance technical service (FD LA) offers you a screensaver with photographs of current aeroplanes and helicopters of the Swiss Air Force.

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