samedi 16 février 2013

Patrouille Suisse: a boss flies to the rescue

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Feb. 16, 2013

"It is unacceptable that fifty years are destroyed for financial reasons after all small scale of a country," unworthy Thedy Schneider, Breitling boss.

Breitling is ready to repaint its jets and lend military pilots to continue the tradition

In response to the decision of the Swiss Minister of Defence, ending the Patrouille Suisse in 2016, a watchmaker and instruments manufacturer for aviation, proposes to his own squadron of free L-39 Albatros available for military pilots, even the paint colors of Switzerland.

Patrouille Suisse logo painted on actual Northrop F-5E Tiger II

This case of replacement of the Northrop F-5E Tiger II from the Swiss Air Force, the controversy continues, with the grounding of the Patrouille Suisse, after reviewing the file, many questions remain about the funding that Gripen remains unclear (Final invoice and funding from the Swiss Government and Swedish Government).

Discover or read previous articles on this issue:

Choice of a new fighter aircraft of the Swiss Air Force: Description and comparison:

Swiss Air Force - The Gripen saga continues ...:

Breitling Jet Team:

Images, Text, Credits: Breitling Jet Team / Patrouille Suisse / Aerospace.