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NTM 2010 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...

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, during the first...

First Special Paint for NTM 2010 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...

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’ accomplished its 100.000th flying hour on April 16, 2010. To mark the occasion a Turkish...

Preparation for NTM 2010 on the way

The planning for NTM 2010 has kicked off today, with the start of the IPC (Initial Planning Conference) at Vlb. Volkel. It is still some time to go (200+ days) until the start of the 2010 NATO Tiger meet, however an exercise of this kind needs...

RAF 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. The 'Tiger' Squadron has...

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, 2x F-16 MLU from sister...

'Cambresis' wins Silver Tiger Trophy

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...

New Probationary member for NTA

59/1 Puma squadron enters its first year as probationary member of the NATO Tiger Association. During today's 'Detachment Commanders' (DetCo's) meeting at NATO Tiger Meet 2009 the 59/1 Puma squadron was voted 'Probationary Member' of the Association...

Swiss Tiger leaves Patrouille Suisse

After more than 10 years, Capt. Daniel Siegenthaler callsign “Sigi” leaves the Patrouille Suisse. Tiger UNO, Capt. Daniel Siegenthaler callsign “Sigi”, the Patrouille Suisse team leader flew his last flight with the Patrouille outside of Switzerland...