The French Air Force (French: Armée de l'Air, literally Army of the Air) is the air force of France. It was formed in 1909 as the Service Aéronautique de l'Armée, part of the French Army, and finally independent in 1934 in its current form. In 2013 it has an important fleet of aircraft.
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French air force bases[change | change source]
In France the air force bases are called Bases Aériennes or BA and have a number, like Base Aérienne 117 in Paris.
Former aircraft of the French Air Force[change | change source]
Former French Air Force reconnaissance aircraft ANF-Les Mureaux 113.
French Air Force fighter aircraft Mirage IIIE.
Active aircraft of the French Air Force[change | change source]
Transport plane Lockheed C-130H-30.
Dassault Rafale C in Paris Air Show 2011.
Transport plane Casa CN-235M.
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Other websites[change | change source]
- The official French Air Force website (in French)
- The Facebook official fanpage of the French Air Force (in French)