FOUGA CM.175 ZÉPHYR F-AZFP

FOUGA CM.175 ZÉPHYR F-AZFP

© Cocardes Marine© Jean-Pierre Touzeau© Jean-Pierre Touzeau© Jean-Pierre Touzeau© Jean-Pierre Touzeau© Jean-Pierre Touzeau Previous Next The Fouga CM-175 Zephyr is a two-seat tandem military trainer that served in the French naval aviation service from 1959 to 1994.2 It was developed from the Fouga CM-170 Magister, from which it differs in some respects:1 It was developed from the Fouga CM-170 Magister, from which it differs in some respects:- a landing hook, two catapult hooks;- structural reinforcements;- Reinforcement of the landing gear with over-inflation of the front shock absorber;- sliding canopies for catapulting and landing open canopies;- two Marboré II engines, less…
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Morane-Saulnier MS 760 “Paris”, F-AZLT

Morane-Saulnier MS 760 “Paris”, F-AZLT

© Sylvain Gourheu© Jean-Pierre Touzeau© Aeropassion© Aeropassion© Aeropassion© Aeropassion© Aeropassion© Aeropassion© Aeropassion Précédent Suivant © Jean-Pierre Touzeau On 26 January 1953, Morane-Saulnier flew the prototype MS 755 'Fleuret', a two-seater side-by-side jet trainer, which was the unfortunate competitor to the Fouga Magister in an official order from the French state. Although it was eliminated, the Fleuret was used as the basis for the Morane-Saulnier MS 760 "Paris", the firm having turned to a four-seat fast liaison version. This aircraft, first called the "Fleuret II" and later renamed the "Paris", can be considered the world's first business "jet" and also the first…
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The captured MIG-15

The captured MIG-15

MIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical SquadronMIG-15, Norwegian airforce Historical Squadron Previous Next This aircraft is a Polish-built SB Lim-2 (MiG-15UTI), produced by WSK-Mielec in 1952. The aircraft is operated by the Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron as a representative of the Cold War ‘enemy’.Following its Polish Air Force service ending in 1990, the…
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HAWKER HUNTER, HB-RVR

HAWKER HUNTER, HB-RVR

  AMICI DELL’HUNTER   AMICI DELL’HUNTER   AMICI DELL’HUNTER   AMICI DELL’HUNTER   © Jean-Pierre Touzeau Previous Next The Hawker Hunter jet fighter was designed in the early 1950s. It made its first flight on 20 July 1951. Mass production followed quickly, and the Hunter joined the Royal Air Force alreadỳ in 1955. A total of 1,927 Hunter aircraft were produced up to 1975 in Britain and 445 under licence in the Benelux. The aircraft served in 19 air forces around the world. In Switzerland it was used from 1958 to 1994. The aircraft operated́ by the Amici is a…
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Fly & Fun team, Aero L-39 Albatros

Fly & Fun team, Aero L-39 Albatros

                  Previous Next A former high-performance military trainer, the L39 Albatros is a two-seater, single-engine aircraft of Czech origin that is both powerful and easy to handle. It is appreciated by pilots for its agility and robustness. To date, more than 2,800 L-39s have served with over 30 air forces around the world. The Albatros is the most widely used jet trainer in the world; in addition to performing basic and advanced pilot training, it has also flown combat missions in a light-attack role. The Fly & Fun formation was created over…
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F-86 (Canadair CL 13B) Sabre, F-AYSB

F-86 (Canadair CL 13B) Sabre, F-AYSB

F-86 © Katsuhiko Tokunaga F86 ©Xavier Méal F86 ©Xavier Méal North American F86E Sabre © Mistral Warbirds The pilot With more than 17,000 flight hours, Frédéric Akary is a Boeing 777 pilot-in-command, as well as an instructor, former member of the French aerobatic team, display pilot in airshows since 1988 and also a certified mechanics. He has flown over 140 airshow displays over the past 12 years across Europe on Hawker Sea Fury, P51D Mustang and F86 Sabre. Fred Akary © Mistral Warbirds The first jet fighter with arrow wings, the North American F-86 Sabre was designed by the American company North…
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