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Frecce Tricolori And Patrouille De France Display Teams Carry Out Historic Joint Flyover In Rome

The Frecce Tricolori (right) and Patrouille de France (left) during the Nov. 26, 2021, flyover. (Screenshot from RAI1) The Italian and French aerobatic display teams flew with colored smokes over Rome to celebrate the signing of the Italy-France cooperation treaty. On Nov. 26, 2021, French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi signed …

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French Air Force Completes Upgraded Mirage 2000D Test Campaign In Djibouti

Two Mirage 2000D RMV flying over Djibouti during the test campaign. (Photo: French Air Force) The 20-day-long campaign allowed to validate the French Mirage 2000’s Mid-Life Upgrade and the new podded cannon in realistic conditions. The Armée de l’Air et de l’Espace (French Air and Space Force) recently completed a test campaign in Djibouti for …

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Airbus Conducts New A400M Helicopter Air-To-Air Refueling Test Campaign

The Airbus A400M performs a simultaneous refueling of two H225M Caracal helicopters. (Photo: Anthony Pecchi/Airbus) The tests with the A400M involved the day and night refueling of two French Air Force H225M Caracals. Airbus recently announced the successful completion of a new Helicopter Air-to-Air Refueling (HAAR) test campaign with the A400M four-engine turboprop military transport …

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French Rafale Performs First Operational Flight With Live Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-To-Air Missiles

The first operational flight of a Rafale with a Meteor last week. (Photo: Armée de l’Air et de l’Espace) The Meteor long range air-to-air missile will be used alongside the MICA EM, which is also radar-guided. The French Air and Space Force declared the Meteor Beyond Visual Range (BVR) radar-guided air-to-air missile operational after the …

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Check Out These Awesome Shots Of Four RNoAF F-35A Jets Refueling For The First Time From A French C-135 Tanker

Four RNoAF F-35A “breaking” (All images: EMA COM) The aerial refueling of four RNoAF (Royal Norwegian Air Force) F-35A Lightning II stealth aircraft from a French Air Force C-135FR provided an opportunity for some great shots. Last week, a C-135 from Air Refueling Squadron (ERV) 4/31 “Sologne” from Istres Air Base 125, carried out an …