In Pictures: Swiss Air Force pilots show their precision

The Swiss Air Force displayed their skills during an annual shooting in the Swiss mountains from Oct 11-12. At an altitude of 2,200 m above sea level, spectators could marvel at a unique aviation exhibition performed at the highest air force firing range in Europe.

Members of the Patrouille Suisse performing in their Swiss Air Force Northrop F-5E Tiger II fighter jets during a flight demonstration of the Swiss Air Force over the Axalp in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland on October 12, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS
A Swiss Air Force F/A18 Hornet fighter jet flying past spectators on Oct 12, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS
Four Swiss Air Force F/A 18 Hornet fighter jets flying ahead of six Northrop F-5E Tiger II fighter jets on October 12, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS
A Swiss Air Force F/A 18 Hornet fighter jet performing on Oct 12, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS
Spectators crowd on a mountaintop during a shooting event of the Swiss Air Force on Oct 12, 2017. Every autumn, the Swiss Air Force pilots show their skills in the Swiss Alps above Axalp Ebenfluh. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Visitors climbing up to a mountaintop before a shooting event of the Swiss Air Force on Oct 12, 2017. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
The aerobatic team of the Swiss Air Force performing on Oct 12, 2017. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
A Eurocopter 635 of the Swiss Air Force demonstrating a rescue mission in the Swiss Alps on Oct 11, 2017. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Photographers taking pictures of jets on Oct 11. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
A Super Puma Cougar of the Swiss Air Force demonstrating its defence skills against a simulated missile attack on Oct 11, 2017. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
An F/A-18 Hornet of the Swiss Air Force performing a high-speed fly, making the sonic barrier visible on Oct 11, 2017.

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