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AIR14 PAYERNE

AIR14 PAYERNE

There are only a few days to go before AIR14, the major international airshow being held to celebrate 100 years of the Swiss Air Force. Don’t miss this unique military event on the weekends of

  • 30 and 31 August and
  • 6 and 7September 2014.

For further information and the programme, see

Take-off for Switzerland’s Greatest Airshow

Swiss Federal Council Doris Leuthard / Copyright VBS/DDPS – ZEM

28.08.2014 - Swiss Federal Council Doris Leuthard and General Staff Colonel Ian Logan, Director AIR14, kicked off the grand, ten-day lasting international airshow AIR14 PAYERNE, at today’s «International Aviation and Space Symposium».

«The limit of what’s possible should be constantly expanded through courage, fascination and devotion» stated Lieutenant General Aldo C. Schellenberg, Commander of the Swiss Air Force.

New book «UNO ZERO ZERO - 100 years of Swiss Air Force»

 the official centenary book ‘UNO ZERO ZERO - 100 years of Swiss Air Force’

100 years of the Swiss Air Force – The official centenary book ‘UNO ZERO ZERO’ marking this jubilee.

The centenary book with the motto “stories – not history” is devoted to the following topics:

  • Seven contemporary witnesses share their memories
  • Former commanders contribute their reports
  • The Air Force today and yesterday
  • All operational aircraft and helicopters captured in photographs over the most beautiful areas of Switzerland
  • Full colour technical drawings of aircraft and other assets used from 1914 to 2014

  • Further information

Official commemorative coins for the Patrouille Suisse anniversary

Official commemorative coins for the Patrouille Suisse anniversary

Aside from its main responsibility of supplying Switzerland with coins, the Federal Mint Swissmint issues four commemorative coins (one bimetallic, two silver and one gold) each year to celebrate special anniversaries or occasions, to honour famous people and to mark other topics of national importance. This year, one of the coins being issued is a 20-franc commemorative coin for the 50th anniversary of the Patrouille Suisse.

The standard coin in blister pack costs CHF 25 while the collector-quality "polished proof" comes in a presentation case and costs CHF 55.

Swiss Air Force screensaver

Dassault Falcon 50

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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