Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Mar

13

  2017

Short visit by ORF TV

By tigerstaffel

Last Week the austrian tv channel visted us which was summed up in a short tv clip.

Oct

3

  2016

New Tiger Painting – Black Tiger

By tigerstaffel

After hours of Preparation of the Aircraft, about 20h. for painting, 40h for airbrushing (by www.artcore-airbrush.at) and many more steps, our new painting project was completed just before the Airpower16. The Presence of Katushiko Tokunaga is obvious by looking at the following pictures

Sep

14

  2016

Airpower 16

By tigerstaffel

After intensive weeks of training, preparation and organization for the Tiger Fly-in our squadron deployed with seven aircraft to Zeltweg Airbase. Since our arrival till the end of the whole airshow, we were accompanied by great weather.  While on Thursday there still was a lot of preparation work to do, we could welcome the first […]

Aug

30

  2016

Meet & Greet with the Austrian Tigers

By tigerstaffel

We are looking forward to everyone who is going to visit us during AIRPOWER16. You can find us in the Tiger-Static Area. The exact position is shown in the following map:

Aug

8

  2016

… new Tiger Painting

By tigerstaffel

We are looking forward to present you on this years AIRPOWER16 on the 2. and 3. September in Zeltweg (LOXZ) our new Tiger-Painted Aircraft. See a preview in the header of the site.  

Aug

4

  2016

Looking Back, leaning forward…

By tigerstaffel

… is the title of Don Verhees’ new Book in which he writes not only about his eventful live as a soldier in the USAF. Those who are interested can also find a lot about the development of the Tiger Association over the decades. Definitely a recommendation for all fans who want to take a […]

Jul

21

  2016

Preparation for the AIRPOWER 16

By tigerstaffel

Currently the airfield Linz-Hörsching experiences „Days of Thunder“. The reason for this is the Austrian Tiger Squadron preparing for the Airpower 16, which takes place at the 2nd and 3rd of September 2016. Almost on a daly basis, experienced squadron pilots are practising the fine art of flying in 4-ship formation,  with four Saab105 OEs. […]

Jul

19

  2016

Tigerstaffel on krone.tv

By tigerstaffel

Krone.tv visited our squadron and made a short video. The video can be watched here.

Dec

15

  2015

Ostrava 2015

By tigerstaffel

From 19.09. to 20.09.2015 the Austrian Tiger squadron participated with two Saab-105Ö at NATO Days & Czech Air Force Days 2015. The formation deployed on Thursday 17.09.2015 from their homebase HÖRSCHING as planned to OSTRAVA (Mosnov airport). The deployment was supported by an Austrian Air Force C-130 Herkules for personnel and material transportation. We made […]

Nov

23

  2015

Rivolto 2015

By tigerstaffel

One Week after SIAF 2015 in Sliac, in the morning of the 3rd September a C130 Herkules took of in Linz Hörsching heading to Rivolto Airbase. It was the advance party for our SAAB J105 OE Jets which arrived two hours later. The arrivals were already scheduled long time before. Single the Line Up of […]