Eye of the tiger

Filip Modrzejewski reports from Krzesiny Air Base, Poland, venue for the NATO 2018 tiger meet

All images Filip Modrzejewski

IF THERE’S one thing that many European NATO air arms excel at, it is fancy paint schemes. None more so than those created by the units in the NATO Tiger Association. The annual Tiger Meet, the event around which so many tiger schemes are designed, this year took place at Krzesiny Air Base, Poland between May 14 and 25. Poland’s main F-16 operating base, Krzesiny is home to two squadrons, one of which, 6. Eskadra Lotnictwa Taktycznego or 6.elt (6th Tactical Aviation Squadron) is a Tiger Association member, and this year’s host unit. Thirteen nations, 22 squadrons and 80 aircraft and helicopters and 2,0000 personnel participated.

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