2019 Axalp Swiss Air Force live fire event - 09-10. OCT. 2019


The event will again attract thousands of spectators to the Bernese Oberland to see the Swiss Air Force demonstrate their prowess in the alpine environment.

This year’s air force live fire event at Axalp above Brienz will take place on

Wednesday, 09 October and
Thursday, 10 October

The programme, which begins at 2pm and ends at about 3.30pm, is the same on both days,  featuring F/A-18 Hornet and F-5 Tiger II combat aircraft, PC-21 trainer aircraft, Patrouille Suisse, military helicopters, rescue and fire extinguishing operations, and parascout missions.


The weather in the mountains can change rapidly. If the conditions are unsuitable, the Swiss Air Force reserves the right to cancel the event at short notice.