This Alouette was on SAR stand by during the Axalp demo. It took some time to take this picture without the public leaving the Axalp in the background.
How about real live firing? Fast and low over the Axalp firing range during the anual air display.
Turning hard away from the target. Speechless!
Due to high humidity most movements of the planes were accentuated by vortices and condensation. Axalp at its best!
close-up during display
Cloudy sky + humid air = challenging conditions for pilots & photographers (Axalp 2007)
Unfortunately without sunlight... but special anyway, as the Cougar made a turn while firing its flares! (Axalp 2007)
Formation mix with two tigers. (Axalp 2007)
Without being sunlit, the camouflage painting is even more effective. (Axalp 2007)