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 : editions-minimonde76@hotmail.fr

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

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  • Celebration
    Celebration
    Medals to the firemen honoring their long-term commitment
  • Dash-8
    Dash-8
    One of the two French DASH-8s
  • Beech 200
    Beech 200
    Used for air attack coordination and transport
  • Pélican 32
    Pélican 32
    The star of the day with her special markings designed by artist Julien Camp
  • Pelican
    Pelican
    Close-up of the specially-commissioned nose-art
  • EC-HEU
    EC-HEU
    INAER's CL-215 c/n 1038 back in her initial Spanish Air Force colors after years in blue and white
  • Pélican 32
    Pélican 32
    Pélican 32 in her commemorative scheme
  • 50 years
    50 years
    Commemorative marking on Pélican 32 winglet
  • DSC_0183
    DSC_0183
    Duxford Catalina Society's Canso buit in... 1943. She is BASC's former Pelican Bleu
  • Canso Pelican
    Canso Pelican
    Pelican nose-art by Julien Camp adorning the nose of the Catalina Society Catalina