Matterhorn Circle 72018 F-5E/F Tiger – Peace Alps Part Two decals
Northrop F-5E/F Tiger Peace Alps Part Two)
40 years ago the F-5E/F Tiger was introduced into the inventory of the Swiss Air Force.
The Tiger was the last inexpensive’ mass fighter aircraft for the Swiss Air-force, 98 single-seaters and 12 two-seaters were purchased.
It was also the last Jet Fighter that was to be crewed by the militia pilot system; men who followed normal professions but also were professional Fighter Pilots.
The end of the Flying Baker’ has been proclaimed for many years.
The fleet reduction started already in 2002 when the U.S. Navy became interested in the F-5 to beef up their Aggressor Squadrons’.