AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

26 March 1931

Schweizerische Luftverkehr-AG / S.A. Suisse pour la Navigation Aérienne, an airline commonly known as Swissair, was formed. On 26th March 1931, two Swiss airlines – Ad Astra Aero (founded in 1919) and Balair (founded in […]

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F+W C-3605

F+W (EKW) C-3605 ´Schlepp´, HB-RDH (formerly Swiss Air Force C-509), target towing aircraft, taking-off for the flying display at Flugtage Schupfart air show, June 2018. The roots of this interesting aircraft could be found in […]

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Doflug D-3801 (M.S. 406)

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 […]

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Northrop F-5E Tiger II

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 […]