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Doflug D-3801 (M.S. 406)

by on 10th June 2020 0
Dornier Werke Altenrhein D-3801 (Swiss licence-manufactured Morane-Saulnier M.S. 406), HB-RCF, during a display at Flugtage Schupfart, Switzerland, in June/July 2018. Morane-Saulnier M.S. 406 was the first modern fighter aircraft of the French Air Force, introduced in 1938. Although being soon overperformed by the later designs, this neat and manoeuvrable fighter was in active service... Read More

Northrop F-5E Tiger II

by on 14th April 2020 0
Northrop F-5E Tiger II ´J – 3030´, Swiss Air Force – flying display during the 75th anniversary of Flugplatz Meiringnen (Meiringen Air Base), June 2016. In the 1950s, Northrop Corporation developed a privately-founded project of supersonic fighter jet – F-5 Freedom Fighter, which soon became an effective and low-cost fighter for many countries. Thirteen... Read More

Dewoitine D.26

by on 17th March 2020 0
Dewoitine D.26 ´284´ training aircraft performing the flying display at Flugtage Schupfart 2019, an air show organized at the 50th anniversary of Schupfart airfield, Switzerland. In 1927, Émile Dewoitine – a French aviation designer and manufacturer, formerly working for Latécoère company – being disappointed by the lack of interest in his aircraft developments in... Read More

Hawker Hunter Mk.58

by on 3rd March 2020 0
Hawker Hunter Mk.58 ´Graffiti Hunter´ (a former Swiss Air Force ´J-4015´), at the static display during Zigermeet 2019 in Mollis, Switzerland. Hawker Hunter was introduced into the Swiss Air Force in late 1950s, as a winner of the 1957 contest for the new jet fighter. An order for 100 aircraft was placed in January... Read More
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