26th October 2020
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Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation

by on 14th October 2020 0
Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation, c/n 54-0156, HB-RSC (commonly known as the ´Star of Switzerland´) – rehearsal to 2015 edition of Sanicole International Airshow, Kleine-Brogel air base, September 2015. The Lockheed Constellation, usually nicknamed ´Connie´, is one of the first-favourite classic airliners, and often considered the most beautiful propeller-powered airliner ever made. With absolute certainty,... Read More

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

´Star of the Switzerland´ will never fly again

by on 29th April 2019 0
A very sad news, even if already expected, was recently released by the Super Constellation Flyers association – HB-RSC, the only flying Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation in Europe (and one of only two airworthy ´Connies´ in the world) would never be restored to the airworthy condition and would never fly again. The information was... Read More
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