Tag Archive: Switzerland

Aug 04 2018

Junkers Ju 52 crashes in Switzerland [updated]

The Junkers Ju 52/3m registered HB-HOT and operated by Ju-Air crashed this afternoon shortly before 5:00 PM on the Piz Segnas, a mountain in the Glarus Alps in Switzerland. There is very little information about this tragic incident and no reports on the number of victims is available at this time. Ju-Air operates three Ju …

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Apr 01 2018

The Junkers F.13 certified again after 99 years

“Ninety-nine years after the first flight of the Junkers F13, Rimowa, the German luggage manufacturer responsible for ressurecting the type, has announced that its replica was certified by Swii aviation authorities on 28 March 2018.A small production run is being considered.” (Source: Aerobuzz) The first replica aircraft made its maiden flight on 15 September 2016. …

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Sep 29 2017

Breitling to end its support to the Super Constellation Flyers Association

There is an end to even the best things. The 14-year-old partnership between the Super Constellation Flyers Association which flies the C-121C Super Constellation HB-RSC and the Swiss watchmaker Breitling is reportedly coming to an end. Breitling, whose name is strongly associated to aviation, has been a generous donator to many classic aviation projects for years. …

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Aug 21 2016

Dewoitine D.26 accident in Switzerland

A Dewoitine D.26 overran the runway and flipped on its back yesterday during the Wittingsburg airshow yesterday at 5:30 PM. The pilot emerged unharmed. The aircraft involved appears to be Dewoitine D.26 HB-RAG, which was returned to flight in 2010 and was purchased bu Hangar 31 in May 2015. Source: Le Nouvelliste

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Jul 28 2013

A private F-5 Tiger for Switzerland?

The Swiss association Espace Passion operates a Hawker Hunter and a Mirage III out of Payerne airbase in Switzerland. As the Hunter’s jet engine is nearing the end of its operational life, it will be grounded next year as the association does not have the budget to restore it. A replacement is already being sought, …

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