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Patrouille Suisse: The End?

Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:33 pm

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:

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.

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RE: Patrouille Suisse: The End?

Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:03 pm

It would be a shame if the PS stop flying...

Some time ago:

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