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French Air Force Can Now Conduct Long-range Helicopter Operations With Mid-Air Refuelling Capability

French Air Force Can Now Conduct Long-range Helicopter Operations With Mid-Air Refuelling Capability

Credits: Airbus French Air Force is now part of the small club of countries that can now conduct long-range helicopter operations with Mid-Air helicopter Refuelling capability. Two Lockheed Martin KC-130J Super Hercules tankers are operational with the French Air Force, meaning France now has its own mid-air refuelling capability for …

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Pilot ejected safely as Patrouille de France Jet Crash-Lands on Road during Airshow Rehearsal

Pilot ejected safely as Patrouille de France Jet Crash-Lands on Road during Airshow Rehearsal

On Thursday 25 July 2019, Armée de l’Air (French Air Force) Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet E (number 2) belonging to the Patrouille de France, aerobatic display team, crash landed on a road near Perpignan-Rivesaltes airport, in the south of France. The pilot managed to eject and was injured. He’s currently being …

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