JEROEN VOGELAAR: Aviation Photographs

Aerobatic teams

Patrouille REVA

Patrouille REVA

  • Active:  1985 – present
  • Country: France
  • Home base: Colmar-Houssen
  • Role: Civil aerobatic display team
  • Size: 3 pilots
  • Colors: Red, White
  • Aircraft: Rutan 33 VariEze

Wings of Storm

Wings of Storm (Krila Oluje)

Krila Oluje (Wings of Storm) is the Croatian Air Force and the Air Defense aerobatic display team.

  • Active:  2003 – present
  • Country: Croatia
  • Branch: Croatian Air Force
  • Role: Aerobatic display team
  • Size: 6 pilots
  • Colors: Red, White and Blue

Pilatus PC-9M 064 Croatian Air Force


Breitling Wingwalkers

Boeing PT-13D Kaydet Breitling Wingwalkers

AeroSuperBatics Ltd is a British aerobatics and wingwalking team. As of 2011, they perform as the Breitling Wingwalkers following a sponsorship agreement with the Swiss watch manufacturer Breitling.

AeroSuperBatics was founded in 1989 by Vic Norman, a veteran aerobatics pilot. It operates four Boeing-Stearman Model 75 biplanes and employs five pilots. The team’s shows consist of two or four planes performing aerobatic manoeuvres while female athletes, attached to a post above the wings, engage in acrobatics.

  • Active: 2011–present with sponsor Breitling
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Branch: AeroSuperBatics Ltd
  • Home base: RFC Rendcomb Aerodrome, UK
  • Role: Civilian aerobatics and wingwalking team
  • Size: 4 aircraft, 2 or 4 flies in airshows
  • Colors: Orange and white
  • Website:



Patrouille de France

Patrouille de France

Patrouille de France precision aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force. Originating in 1931, it is the world’s oldest and one of the most skilled demonstration teams. Pilots currently fly the Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet.

  • Active: 1931–Present
  • Country: France
  • Branch: French Air Force
  • Role: Aerobatic flight display team
  • Size: 8–9 Pilots, 35 ground crew
  • Base: Base aérienne 701 Salon-de-Provence
  • Colors: Blue, White and Red
  • Nickname: La PAF


Patrouille de France

Aircraft flown

  • 1953–1954 Republic F-84G Thunderjet.
  • 1954–1957 Dassault Ouragan
  • 1957–1964 Dassault Mystère IV
  • 1964–1981 Fouga Magister
  • 1981–present Dassault/Dornier Alpha-Jet




Breitling Jet Team

Breitling Jet Team

The Breitling Jet Team was established in early 2003 with four L-39s. With the addition of two aircraft in 2004 and three in 2008, the team now has a total of nine jets.

  • Active: 2003–present
  • Country: France
  • Branch: Breitling
  • Home base: Dijon, France
  • Role: Civilian aerobatic display team
  • Size: 9 aircraft, 7 flies in airshows
  • Colors: Dark Blue/Yellow/Silver
  • Website:



Patrulla Águila

Patrulla Águila

Flying 7 Casa C-101 Aviojets, they are the only team to use yellow smoke, and are also known for their formation landings.

  • Role: Aerobatic flight demonstration team
  • Country: Spain
  • Branch: Spanish Air Force
  • Garrison/HQ: San Javier Air Base
  • Active: 4 June 1985 – Present
  • Colors: Red, yellow, white
  • Aircraft: 12 Casa C-101 Aviojets, only 7 fly in airshows

CASA C-101EB Aviojet E25-08 79-08 Spanish Air Force

Patrouille Suisse

Patrouille Suisse and Swiss Airbus A330

The Patrouille Suisse is an aerobatic team of the Swiss Air Force. The team flies six Northrop F-5E Tiger II fighter/bomber jets.

  • Active: 8 August 1964 – present
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Branch: Swiss Air Force
  • Role: Aerobatic team
  • Size: 9 officers, 21 ground crew
  • Colors: Red, White


Air Show Calendar Patrouille Suisse 2015

30-31 May – Meeting de l’Air BA126 Solenzara, BA126 Ventiseri-Solenzara, France

19-21 Jun – Jubiläumsfest / Armeeausstellung Morgarten 2015, Morgarten, Switzerland

27 Jun – Red Pigs Festival : Patrouille Suisse display, Payerne, Switzerland

27-28 Jun – Oris Ambri Fly-In 2015, Ambri Aerodrome, Ambri, Switzerland

19 Jul – Bray Air Display 2015, Bray Seafront, Ireland

25 Jul – Basel Tattoo : Patrouille Suisse display, Basel, Switzerland

25 Jul – Seenachtsfest Spiez : Patrouille Suisse display, Spiez, Switzerland

31 Jul – Brunnen 1. Augustfeier : Patrouille Suisse display, Brunnen, Switzerland

02 Aug – Crédit Agricole Suisse Open, Gstaad, Switzerland

22-23 Aug – Radom Air Show 2015, Radom-Sadkow AB, Poland

05-06 Sep – Frecce Tricolori 50th Anniversary Airshow, Rivolto Air Base, Udine, Italy

18 Sep – Sanicole Sunset Airshow, Vliegveld Leopoldsburg, Hechtel, Belgium

20 Sep – Sanicole International Airshow, Vliegveld Leopoldsburg, Hechtel, Belgium

07-08 Oct – Axalp Swiss Air Force Live Fire Demo, Axalp-Ebenfluh, Brienz, Switzerland