Enjoy here a selection of photographs related to our various projects.
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National Day with Thomas Pesquet
On 14 July 2018, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet was invited to fly over Paris for the National Day parade, in the rear seat of a Rafale twin-seater. Before take-off, he meddled with the personnel of the air base, a brief time for chatting and taking pictures.
Enjoy a small selection of French armée de l'Air Rafales sporting non-standard colored liveries
Enjoy a selection of French Rafale photos taken at some French airshows
PROPELLER TIME AT LA FERTE ALAIS, MAY 2016
Enjoy the famous yearly warbirds meeting held at La Ferté Alais, South of Paris during the week-endf prior to Whit Monday. From the vintage Bleriot XI to the newest Rafale fighter jet planes, the whole aviation history unfolds during this week-end featuring loads of warbirds and old propeller planes, taking you in all the ages of aviation in fire and awe. This year meeting featured the usual Tora, Tora, Tora show full of explosions but also for the first time a Boeing747 and a Westland Sea King from the Belgfian Air Force, and the return of the Sécurité Civile aircraft.
F-84F & RF-84F GALLERY
Find here some Thunderstreak and Thunderflash pictures, the subject of our first monographic study published in 2007. Should you wish to add others, just send them by email, with the right credit of course.
Enjoy here a selection of nice pictures found in the course of our reseach but that we could not include in our book due to lack of space. Contributions are most welcome and we take particular attention to credit them to their true owner. Should you find any misuse, please just drop us a line so we can solve the problem. In order to give life to this site, we will try to frequently add new pictures, either found during our research or from your contributions.
50 YEARS OF FRENCH SECURITE CIVILE AIR SERVICE
The French Sécurité Civile air service celebrated a half-century of operations in 2013 with a formal ceremony at Marignane on June, 1st and a public airshow at Aix-les-Milles on June, 2nd. Enjoy a few of our pictures for the pleasure of the eyes. All pictures are credited Samuel Prétat/EMM76 but you are free to use them at will as long as this is for a non-profit use and you credit them either to Samuel Prétat or EMM76. Should you want one of them in a better definition or wish have the possibility to use them commercially, please drop us a line at our contact address : firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you to all BASC personnel and aircrew for their welcome during these two days, and also for their continious presence all year long. All credits Samuel Prétat / EMM76
MAKING THE BOOK
Have a look at how our Canadair book has been binded.
AIR BUBBLES 2014
Last November 8th and 9th 2014, Evreux Air Base housed the second Air Bubbles aviation comics festival, with loads of cartoonists and writers in attendance. The event was organized by the Air Base ADS society helped by the local comics bookshop BDLib. Enjoy the pics as much as we enjoyed this festival. All pictures © Samuel Prétat
EC 145, UH-72 & H145 ALBUM
Enjoy here a selection of pictures that could not be included in our book due to lack of space. Contributions are most welcome and we take particular attention to credit them to their true owner. Should you find any misuse, please just drop us a line so we can solve the problem. Please kindly note no use is permitted without the written consent of the copyright owners. Just drop us a line if any of them is of interest to you, so we can forward your query.
CREIL FRENCH AIR FORCE AIRSHOW
Photo album of the French Air Force airshow at Creil, May 27th, 28th and 29th, from the plane spotters' perspective