IFFR Fly-In Switzerland 2019 in Dübendorf

It is already a long-standing tradition that the Section Switzerland of the International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians invites to an international fly-in every two years. Practically all regions of Switzerland have already been a flight destination – except for the greater Zurich area. Of course, due to the traffic situation at Kloten airport such a fly-in with a two-digit number of small aircrafts is difficult and will probably become more and more difficult in the future. The three-member organising committee led by IFFR Swiss President Nik Ammann was not distracted by this and made it possible for the greater Zurich area to one day be the destination

Young Carers Day Switzerland 2019 (11.05.)

Who are young carers? Young carers are children and young people who provide unpaid care to a family member who is physically or mentally ill, disabled or misuses substances. The tasks and level of caring undertaken by young carers can vary according to the nature of the illness or disability, the level and frequency of need for care and the structure of the family as a whole Why a young carers day? The Flying Rotarians want to give the Young Carers a day that focuses on them. It’s a day they take home as an experience they hopefully won’t forget. Of course, it should have

The Swiss Delegation visits Linköping, the Aviation Capital of Sweden

The Scandinavian section of the IFFR has invited to Linköping this year. Linköping is located about 200 km southwest of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. It is a small town with a famous history. The town is home to one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in Europe: SAAB. The company SAAB produces aircrafts for general aviation, but above all aircrafts for military use (Grippen). The program of the Scandinavia section seemed to be very attractive and exciting. That’s why a group of IFFR members from Switzerland registered and departed the Monday before the begin of the meeting in Zurich. 11 people with 2 airplanes made

IFFR-Anlass in Schwäbisch Hall

Wir konnten ein wunderbares Wochenende mit unseren IFFR-Freunden geniessen. Herzlichen Dank an Norbert Kirchgässer als Organisator den schönen Anlasses. Am Dinner konnten wir mit Reto Cavegn ein neues Mitglied in die Schweizer Sektion aufnehmen – herzlich willkommen Reto. Reto Cavegn mit dem Weltpräsidenten Svend Andersen