Tiger News

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.

Operation Academy

An almost-mini-meet occurred on Thursday, December 3rd, 2009, on the occasion of E.C 01.012 “Cambresis” inaugurating partnership with the French Air Force Academy class of 2009.
Along with 5 Mirages 2000C from Cambrai,
2 F-16 MLU from sister Squadron 31 (Belgian Air Force, Kleine-Brogel),

'Cambresis' wins Silver Tiger Trophy

2x M2000C in a fromation Take-off

The 1/12 squadron from BA 103 Cambrai in France are the winners of the NATO Tiger Meet 2009 Silver tiger trophy.
In a close race with Aüfklarungsgeschwader 51 'Immelmann', who ended 2nd with an equal amount off points,
but the French who scored better in the flying discipline where awarded the by all desired trophy.

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