Patrouille Suisse: The End?
flyingturtle From Switzerland, joined Oct 2011, 4531 posts, RR: 18 Posted Wed Feb 13 2013 04:33:52 UTC (3 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3841 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, 1312 posts, RR: 23
Reply 1, posted
Wed Feb 13 2013 13:03:58 UTC (3 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3650 times:
It would be a shame if the PS stop flying...
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