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The Air Forces Command (Commandement des Forces Aériennes (CFA)) is a command of the French Air Force.
The Chief of the Staff of the French Air Force (Chef d'état-major de l'Armée de l'Air, CEMAA) is in France the officer commanding this army.
The Dassault Mirage 2000 is a French multirole, single-engine fourth-generation jet fighter manufactured by Dassault Aviation.
The Dassault Mirage III is a family of single-seat, single-engine, fighter aircraft developed and manufactured by French aircraft company Dassault Aviation.
The Dassault MD.454 Mystère IV is a 1950s French fighter-bomber aircraft, the first transonic aircraft to enter service with the French Air Force.
The Dassault M.D.450 Ouragan (Hurricane) is a French fighter-bomber developed and produced by Dassault Aviation.
The de Havilland Vampire is a British jet fighter developed and manufactured by the de Havilland Aircraft Company.
The Dewoitine D.500 was an all-metal, open-cockpit, fixed-undercarriage monoplane fighter aircraft, used by the French Air Force in the 1930s.
Dijon-Longvic Airport and Air Base (Base aérienne 102 Dijon) is a former French Air Force (Armée de l'Air) air base.
The Escadron de chasse 1/2 Cigognes or Fighter Squadron 1/2 Cigognes or EC 1/2 Cigognes is a French Air Force fighter squadron currently stationed at Luxeuil Air Base.
A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, whose main mission is to attack ground targets.
Colonel Frédéric Cyrille Jules (Fred) Geille (Brest, November 19, 1896 - Saint-Germain-en-Laye, July 21, 1976) (Frédéric Geille) was a French military officer.
The French Air Force (Armée de l'Air Française), literally Aerial Army) is the air force of the French Armed Forces. It was formed in 1909 as the Service Aéronautique, a service arm of the French Army, then was made an independent military arm in 1934. The number of aircraft in service with the French Air Force varies depending on source, however sources from the French Ministry of Defence give a figure of 658 aircraft in 2014. The French Air Force has 241 combat aircraft in service, with the majority being 133 Dassault Mirage 2000 and 108 Dassault Rafale. As of early 2017, the French Air Force employs a total of 41,160 regular personnel. The reserve element of the air force consisted of 5,187 personnel of the Operational Reserve. The Chief of Staff of the French Air Force (CEMAA) is a direct subordinate of the Chief of the Defence Staff (CEMA).
This is a list of Escadres (Wings) of the French Air Force.
Luxeuil (Base aérienne 116 Luxeuil Saint-Sauveur or BA 116) is a medium size air base located at, near Luxeuil-les-Bains in the Franche-Comté region of France.
Major (Major) in France, is a senior superior military rank (grade militaire) across various military and security institutions with history dating back well beyond the 18th century.
The North American Aviation T-6 Texan is an American single-engined advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), United States Navy, Royal Air Force, and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II and into the 1970s.
The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was a World War II era fighter aircraft produced by the United States from 1941 through 1945.
The British Supermarine Spitfire was facing several challenges by mid-1942.
Tours is a city located in the centre-west of France.