Patrouille Suisse: The End?
flyingturtle From Switzerland, joined Oct 2011, 3416 posts, RR: 16 Posted Wed Feb 13 2013 04:33:52 UTC (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 3364 times:
Hello dear a.nutters,
our Minister of Defense, Ueli Maurer, plans to abolish the Patrouille Suisse, which is currently flying with F-5E Tigers.
Article in German: http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/schweiz/...atrouille-Suisse-ab/story/14972718
In a discussion in the Gripen procuring committee, a member asked Maurer about the PS's future. He answered that after 2016, the Patrouille Suisse won't exist anymore, and that flying displays will be flown with F/A-18 (C or D models) or with the Gripen, albeit not as a squadron like the Patrouille Suisse currently does.
Myself, I still remember an airshow where they flew with the Hawker Hunters.
Keeping calm is terrorism against those who want to live in fear.
walter2222 From Belgium, joined Sep 2005, 1307 posts, RR: 26
Reply 1, posted
Wed Feb 13 2013 13:03:58 UTC (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3173 times:
It would be a shame if the PS stop flying...
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