French Air Force facts for kids
|Armée de l'Air|
|Attack||Dassault Mirage 2000, Dassault Rafale|
|Beoing E-3F SDA|
|Fighter||Dassault Mirage 2000, Dassault Rafale|
|Interceptor||Dassault Mirage 2000, Dassault Rafale|
|Reconnaissance||Dassault Mirage 2000, Dassault Rafale, EADS Harfang,|
|Trainer||Grob G.120, SOCATA TB.30 Epsilon, Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet E, Eurocopter AS-555 Fennec,|
|Transport||Airbus A310, Airbus A340, Airbus A400M, Boeing C-135FR, Lockheed C-130H and C-130H-30, Transall C.160, Casa CN-235, Aérospatiale SA-330 Puma, Eurocopter AS-332 Super Puma, Eurocopter EC725 Caracal|
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 got an important fleet of aircraft.
French air force bases
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
Interwar period fighter plane Dewoitine D.510 of the French Air Force.
French Air Force transport plane Bréguet 941.
French Air Force fighter aircraft Mirage IIIE.
French Air Force former transport plane Caravelle.
Former fighter aircraft Dassault Mirage 5 of the French Air Force.
spy plane DC-8 Sarigue.
Active aircraft of the French Air Force
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