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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Team Yakovlevs

Team Yakovlevs

  © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs   © Team Yakolevs Précédent Suivant The Yakovlevs are a UK based six-aircraft formation and aerobatic display team who have earned a reputation for excellence over the last 18 years, delighting well over two billion people in the process, across…
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T-6G, F-AZEF

T-6G, F-AZEF

© Xavier Cotton © Jean-Pierre Touzeau This T-6G flew for the French airforce.It is now flying with the association Association des Mécaniciens Pilotes d’Aéronefs Anciens (AMPAA), based in Melun.
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T-6G, F-AZAU

T-6G, F-AZAU

@ Meu 2 @ Meu 2 © Yoann Bourdelle © Jean-Pierre Touzeau © Jean-Pierre Touzeau American-designed two-seater tandem trainer aircraft, the T-6 prototype first flew in 1935. The T-6 is fitted with a Pratt & Whitney Wasp R-1340 500 hp star engine, later increased to 600 and even 650 hp. This training aircraft was subsequently deployed as an air support aircraft, liaison aircraft, reconnaissance aircraft ... Thus, France used it for the training of its pilots and engaged 450 examples in the Algerian conflict. The F-AZAU was manufactured in the United States during World War II and was later registered…
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T-6 F-AZVN Aerofox

T-6 F-AZVN Aerofox

© Jean-Marc Poincin © Jean-Marc Poincin © Jean-Marc Poincin This T-6 was built in 1941. It served in Algeria with the French Air Force, and probably also with the Moroccan and then Tunisian forces. It was then repatriated to La Ferté-Alais in the mid-1980s. Now, it flies with the Aerofox association, at Beaune, in the Burgundy region.
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T-6G, F-AZBE

T-6G, F-AZBE

T-6G © Fredérick Vandentorren T-6G © Fredérick Vandentorren T-6G © Fredérick Vandentorren T-6G © Fredérick Vandentorren T-6G © Fredérick Vandentorren T-6G © Franck Cabrol T-6G © Baptiste Salis T-6G © Franck Cabrol T-6G © Erwan Garel The North American T-6 Texan is a trainer aircraft originally designed for the training of American fighter pilots during World War II.Indispensable in the learning stages preceding warbird missions, its role was essential in the training of the Allied forces.Several countries, including Peru, Israel, Greece and also France, armed it for use as a fighter plane.This T-6G was reconstructed from various parts. Its livery…
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Navy N3N, F-AZNF

Navy N3N, F-AZNF

Boeing Stearman N3N, F-AZNF, © Jean-Pierre Touzeau Boeing Stearman N3N, F-AZNF, © Jean-Pierre Touzeau Boeing Stearman N3N, F-AZNF, © Jean-Pierre Touzeau Boeing Stearman N3N, F-AZNF, © Jean-Pierre Touzeau Boeing Stearman N3N, F-AZNF, © Jean-Pierre Touzeau The N3N told by one of its pilots, J.P. Lafille, for the AJBS:The N.A.F. N3N "Canary", is a basic training biplane built by the Naval Aircraft Factory in Long Beach, California.The marine version of the aircraft had a large central float and three smaller ones located, one at the rear of the fuselage and the other two under the end of the lower wings ...…
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NA T6D / SNJ-5, F-AZRB

NA T6D / SNJ-5, F-AZRB

SNJ-5 © Jean-Pierre Touzeau NA T6D / SNJ5 ©Bordepiste.ch NA T6D / SNJ5 NA T6D / SNJ5 NA T6D / SNJ5 NA T6D / SNJ5 NA T6D / SNJ5 NA T6D / SNJ5 After researching the history of this aircraft, it turns out that she began her career in the US Navy after being commissioned as an AT-6D for the USAAC.Ordered in 1942 and built in 1943, this airplane bears the manufacturer number 88-17955. She was given the serial number 42-86174 and then the number 90747 for the US Navy in 1945.It was from there that she became an SNJ-5.…
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T-6 “ZERO” Marine, F-AZRO

T-6 “ZERO” Marine, F-AZRO

F-AZRO © Romain Aupiais F-AZRO © Chris www.aviapich.ch F-AZRO © Philippe Delarbre / Les DCA F-AZRO © Philippe Delarbre / Les DCA F-AZRO © Maxence Graf The F-AZRO is a T6 which, after being recovered as a wreck at La Ferté Alais, was fully restored by the Aérorétro association.It flew again in 2006. All the parts modified for the resemblance to the Japanese Zero had been manufactured to make another T6 of the association, the F-AZBL, play the role of a Zero in the film "Empire of the Sun'.
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T-6 “Zero”, F-AZZM

T-6 “Zero”, F-AZZM

T-6 "Zero" © Jean-Pierre Touzeau Montage © Izavia - Photo © Jean-Pierre Touzeau The T-6 F-AZZM is not (or rather, is not any more) quite a T-6 ... For cinema purposes, it was transformed to play the role of a Japanese "Zero" on screen, in the movie Empire of the Sun, by Steven Spielberg..The official code name used on the Allied side for this aircraft was Zeke, but it was popularly known as “Zero”.In 1937, the Japanese Navy issued two companies with extremely demanding performance specifications.Nakajima found the specification impossible to achieve, while Mitsubishi decided to rise to the challenge,…
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