Archive for May, 2013

Keep Merida Brave!

May 19th, 2013 No comments

Merida, the extraordinary princess from Pixar’s movie Brave! has gone through a P.R. makeover by Disney’s. The whole point of the film’s character Merida was to show another image of a heroine, which doesn’t align with all expectations of society (or the medias which made them). Do be part Disney Princess Collection she got slimmed down, with wider eyes and a new glamourous hairdo.
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May 18th, 2013 No comments

Heute gingen wir Knöpfe kaufen für unser Karton-Cockpit im Pusterla, der weltweit einzigartigsten Knöpfe-Bibliothek:


Weiteres zur Karton-Hahnengrube folgt hier.

Debian 7.0 “Wheezy”

May 5th, 2013 No comments

debian_splashDebian 7.0 “Wheezy” has just been released. \o/

After many months of constant development, the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 7.0 (code name Wheezy).

This new version of Debian includes various interesting features such as multiarch support, several specific tools to deploy private clouds, an improved installer, and a complete set of multimedia codecs and front-ends which remove the need for third-party repositories.

In der Schweiz …

May 2nd, 2013 No comments

“Die 3 Peheiros” – “In der Schweiz”

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ADS 95 Ranger drones

May 1st, 2013 No comments

An ADS 95 Ranger Drone manufactured by Ruag has been spotted, circling over SIERRA (see VFR map at the bottom of the page) on approximately 4000ft at Zurich due to 1. Mai event.

This is how they look like in a close-up:

ADS 95 Ranger by Ruag

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Drohnenstaffel 7
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Dro Staffel 7

LSZH Tower therefore diverts departing traffic through a non-standard DEGES 2W departure route…
Non-Standard DEGES dep 01MAI2013

VFR map LSZH (point SIERRA):

Here’s a document written by a Colonel of the Swiss Air Force, published in the ILA magazine on 11th September 2012.

[Update 2nd May 2013]
In 2002 the swiss government prohibited the use of drones for surveillance of manifestations such as the 1st of Mai, arguing the application of drones to be unlawful. Though the law for public surveillance hasn’t changed meanwhile, the military application of the drone yesterday seems to have been legally admitted.

Extract of 10v10 swiss TV 1st of May 2002: