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Axalp Swiss Air Force Live Fire Demo 2023

We bet you've never seen an airshow of this scale!

Every year, the Axalp-Ebenfluh Air Force Shooting Range in Switzerland hosts the Axalp Swiss Air Force Live Fire Demo. This special event includes real-time fire displays by Swiss military aircraft, including Super Puma helicopters, Aerospatiale Cougar jets, and F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets, displaying their accuracy and precision in striking ground targets. Amazing aerobatic displays, including formation flying, low passes, and high-speed maneuvers, are also featured at the show. You can watch these exhilarating performances from the nearby mountainside.

The event offers a chance to witness Switzerland's natural beauty and the technical prowess of Swiss pilots and the country's Air Force in general. Keep in mind that Axalp is a super popular event in Europe, and all hotels are usually fully booked by the time it begins. Thus, you may want to book your housing in advance–feel free to check the map below for suggested housing options.

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Last updated: by Nataliia Chaika