Fight to win

The Luftwaffe’s Fighter Weapons School is becoming established at Laage air base in northeast Germany. Stefan Petersen discovered how the school provides demanding training for top Eurofighter pilots and support personnel.

LUFTWAFFE FIGHTER WEAPONS SCHOOL

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Obstlt Gero von Fritschen, the commanding officer of TaktLwG 73 ‘S’ in front of one of his wing’s Eurofighters.
TaktLwG 73 ‘S’

Two-versus-two is the game plan for today. A pair of Luftwaffe Eurofighter EF2000s will be led by a Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) ‘undergraduate’ – as the course students are called – Hauptmann (Hptm/Capt) Steffen ‘H’.

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