Tiger News from 2010

Czech Tigers Honored

Upon their return to the Czech Republic, the men and women of 211 Tactical Squadron where welcomed as heroes, with articles about both Czech Squadrons and the NATO Tiger Association in all major newspapers, and prime-time TV interviews.

First Missions Flown

On Tuesday, October 5th the NATO Tigers took to the sky for their first NTM’10 missions.
The AM missions provided the pilots to get familiar with the training area, and get some smaller scale training. While in the afternoon the first large COMAO exercise was flow.

NTM 2010 on the way

On Monday October 4th 2010 the NATO Tiger Meet 2010 participants arrived at VOLKEL AB, which hosts the NTM for the first time.
The 2010 Tiger Meet will be unforgettable for at least 1 squadron, 211 squadron from the Czech Republic.

First Special Paint Flown

The first of hopefully many specially decorated aircraft for NATO Tiger Meet 2010 has taken to the skies.
The Czech Air Force, 211 Squadron, has recently flown a newly Tiger decorated JAS-39D Gripen. Unlike most Units, that decorate the tail,
211.Taktická letka has opted to decorate the 2 large canards from the Jet fighter.

100.000 Hour Milestone

Recently 192nd Squadron of the Turkish Air Force celebrated its 100.000th Flying hour.
In attendance of the Turkish Air Force Commander, 192 Filo ‘Kaplan’ celebrated its 100.000th flying hour on April 16, 2010.

Tigers On The Move

After 18 years the last RAF 'Tiger' Squadron, 230sqn, relocated to the UK.
In November 2009, 230 Squadron took up residence at RAF Benson, joining 33 Squadron to co-locate the Puma Force for the first time in over 20 years.