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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...

NATO Tiger Meet 2009 is declared open!

During the NTM 2009 opening ceremony, 31 Squadron Commander Maj. name removed for security reasons declared the NATO Tiger Meet opened. Today most of the participants arrived at Kleine Brogel Airbase. After they checked in all were briefed in 3 large...

31 Squadron unveils 'Blackbird'

31 'tiger' smaldeel The 2009 NTM host has today, 5 day's before the start of the Tiger meet unveiled their new specially painted aircraft F-16AM (FA-87) now nicknamed 'Blackbird' has today been unveiled. It has turned out to be a low-vis tiger motive...

AG51 celebrates 50 years Recce

The German AF 51st Reconnaissance Wing (AG51 "I") celebrates it's 50th anniversary on Saturday 11 July 2009, however this anniversary will have a bitter after-taste, with the upcoming disbandment of the 2nd staffel. A 50th Anniversary is for most...

New Vipers for 335 Mira

335 Mira, Tigers based at Araxos, Greece, are currently changing their A-7E aircraft for F-16 Block 52+ aircraft. The first four F-16 Block 52+ from the Peace Xenia IV program have arrived at Araxos AB, Greece in May 2009. Conversion of the squadron...

59/1 Squadron confirms participation

The Hungarian Air Force confirmed participation of 59/1 Puma Squadron for NTM 2009 It is the first time the Hungarian Air Force sends 3 Gripen aircraft to a NATO Tiger Meet. Previously the 59/1 squadron send over 2 observers on a civil flight to NATO...

NTM Main Planning Conference (MPC)

From 21 - 24th of April the Tigers gathered at Kleine Brogel for the NATO Tiger Meet 2009 MPC Following to the Initial Planning Conference (24 - 26 November), all participating Tiger Squadrons to the 2009 NATO Tiger Meet were very satisfied after the...