Tag: Alpha Jet

Patrouille de France Alpha Jet Crash-Lands during Airshow Rehearsal
The Patrouille de France Alpha Jet crash landed on a road near Perpignan-Rivesaltes airport, in the south of France. On Jul. 25, 2019 a Dassault Dornier Alpha Jet E aircraft (number 2) belonging to the Patrouille de France, the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force)  aerobatic display team, crash landed on a road...
USAF is testing Alpha Jet as chase plane to see if it can fill the F-16's role
"Although the Alpha Jet isn’t as capable as the F-16, it can service the part of the test support mission that doesn’t require the higher-end capabilities of the F-16,” Christopher Klug, 412th OG technical director Folks at the 412th Operations Group (OG) is running an experiment to see if they could swap out the F-16 and replace it with the...
The Patrouille de France is the oldest formal flying aerobatic team having originated in 1931, 15 years before the Blue Angels On Apr. 15, 2017, the Patrouille de France, Armée de l’Air (French Air Force) aerobatic jet team, held an air show at Mather Airport, Sacramento, as part of their 2017 tour of the U.S. The Patrouille de France is the...