Alpine Tigers

Photos of operational aircraft from bases, airports and "spotter" outings
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Chucky
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Hello everybody and Happy Easter to you all :wink:

Here are some pictures I took flying with l'Escadrille 6 of the Swiss Air Force.
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ImageREY_2877 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_2894 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_2908 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_2940 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_2994 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_3019 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_3064 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_3095 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_3269 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_8258 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_8532 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_3014 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_8393 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_8586 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_8628 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_8690 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_8729 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_8793 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_8967 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_9056 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_9233 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr
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ImageREY_9248 (2) by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr


Cheers
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Holy mother of all things avgeek!

Wow

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WOW !............nothing more to say except thanks for posting :worship:

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Top drawer, each and every one!
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stunning !!!

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Wow, fantastic post. That 2nd one :shock: The F-5 is a good looking aircraft.

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Outstanding :clap: :clap:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/24874528@N04/

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I'm speachless. Fantastic set and great opportunity. Well done!

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Woah! :clap: :cool: :up:

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Fantastic set of images, many thanks for posting. :clap:
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A very special post of one of the best jets of the 20th century. Excellent stuff :clap:
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Outstanding, brilliant stuff. Superb photography, wonderful setting and Swiss F-5s are a great subject. Lovely :clap: :clap: :clap:
its time to kick the tyres and light the fires

https://www.flickr.com/photos/151934326@N08/albums

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Fantastic! :clap: beautiful aircraft perfectly captured :win:

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Hey Phil
Very nice

I like the 1st photo a lot, such a unusual angle

Cheers Rich
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Thank you for the nice comments. These photos were made during standard training missions, i.e dogfights against other F-5s or BVR againts F-18s. BVR engagements often end in dogfights. The photos are taken after take-off in transit to the training area, during the warm-up before the engagement, during a rock & roll after the engagement and during the return to the base. The priority remained in the training of the pilots and the maneuvres were not discussed during the briefing except that of the image # 15.

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ImageREY_8956Final3 by Philippe Rey, sur Flickr

Cheers
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christ! I thought you couldn't top the first set! :shock: :king: :clap:
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Best set - period :rock: :rock:

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Beautiful set :rock:
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stunning a2a shots :clap:
big envy...
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