• Short Summary

    THE FRENCH AIR FORCE HAS ANNOUNCED THAT A NEW "ACROBATIC AIR PATROL" HAS BEEN FORMED TO REPLACE THE PREVIOUS ONE, NOW DISBANDED, AND WHICH REPRESENTED FRANCE AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS.

  • Description

    THE FRENCH AIR FORCE HAS ANNOUNCED THAT A NEW "ACROBATIC AIR PATROL" HAS BEEN FORMED TO REPLACE THE PREVIOUS ONE, NOW DISBANDED, AND WHICH REPRESENTED FRANCE AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS. THE MEN, WHO BELONG TO THE AIR FORCE COLLEGE WILL FLY IN FOUGA CN 170 MAGISTERS.

    CONCERNING THE AIM OF PREVIOUS GROUPS, AN AIR FORCE SPOKESMAN SAID "IT WAS NOT TO PROVIDE THE PUBLIC WITH THRILLING ACROBATICS PERFORMED BY OUTSTANDING PILOTS, BUT RATHER TO SHOW THE SKILL AT WHICH FIGHTER PILOTS HAVE ARRIVED."
    IT WAS ALSO USED IN ORDER TO SHOW THE VARIOUS FRENCH MILITARY PLANES IN USE. BUT THE NEW PLANES, SUCH AS MIRAGE II ARE VERY EXPENSIVE, THEREFORE FEW IN NUMBER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9EY6O4KU8VG4ZIL4PVYBCSJ6S
    Media URN:
    VLVA9EY6O4KU8VG4ZIL4PVYBCSJ6S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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