Category Archives: Switzerland

Switzerland – Autumn

The story of Switzerland and the Axalp Air Show is complete and can be found here.

Broad overview of the Mönch.

Mönch vanuit Kleine Scheidegg, herfst, Zwitserland.
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Switzerland – Autumn Day 6/6

Day 6 covers another morning of aircraft photography around the Meiringen Air Base and the journey back home. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

F/A-18C Hornet.

F/A-18C Hornet during landing
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Switzerland – Autumn Day 5/6 – Deel 1/2

Day 5 – Part 1 covers a morning of aircraft photography around the Meiringen Air Base. This part completes this days story. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

F/A-18C Hornet.

F/A-18C Hornet
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Switzerland – Autumn Day 5/6 – Part 2/2

Day 5 – Part 2 starts with a visit to Mannlichen with the cableway for panorama shooting of Eiger, Monch, Jungfrau and Silberhorn and ends with some colorful photographs shot from my balcony in Wengen during and after sunset. The first part covers photographs shot at the airbase and will be added later. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

Jungfrau after sunset from Wengen.

Jungfrau from Wengen
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Switzerland – Autumn – Day 4/6 – Axalp Air Show Deel 4/4

Photographs of the F/A-18D Hornet and the Patrouille de Suisse have been added, which completes this day. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

Patrouille de Suisse in close formation.

Patrouille de Suisse
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Switzerland – Autumn – Day 4/6 – Axalp Air Show Deel 3/4

More Tigers and a whole series of F/A-18C Hornet photographs have been added. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

F/A-18C Hornet.

F/A-18C Hornet
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Switzerland – Autumn – Day 4/6 – Axalp Air Show Deel 2/4

Photographs of parajumpers, the Pilatus PC-21 and the F-5E Tiger II including the practice shooting have been added. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

F-5E Tiger II.

F-5E Tiger II
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Switzerland – Autumn – Day 4/6 – Axalp Air Show Deel 1/4

Day 4 describes the first repetition day for the Axalp Air Show, starting off in complete darkness with a very steep and heavy ascent to the mountain ridge towering over Axalp. The flying display of the Swiss Air Force in front of the alpine background and especially the shooting demonstration of the F-5’s and F-18’s is truly spectacular. This first part contains the photographs of the Eurocopters EC145 and EC635, and the mighty Cougar. Read the full story and see all photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

Closeup of the Cougar.

AS.532UL Cougar, Axalp Air Show 2011
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Switzerland – Autumn – Day 3/6

Day 3 describes the trip from Grindelwald to Axalp in heavy rain. Read the full story and see no photographs here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

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Switzerland – Autumn – Day 2/6

Day 2 describes the last part of the journey and spectacular photography of Eiger, Mönch and Wetterhorn from Kleine Scheidegg and Grindelwald. Read the full story here. An overview of progress for the other days can be found here.

The Eiger North- and Westfaces from Kleine Scheidegg.

Eiger North Face from Kleine Scheidegg, autumn, Switzerland.
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