Posts Tagged ‘France’

Tail section of a Dassault Rafale jet. (Photo by Georges Seguin via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)

India Says French Rafale Jets Contract Being Fine-Tuned

India is fine-tuning a contract to buy 126 French-made Rafale fighter jets, Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said on Thursday.
by AFP

A Polish Air Force EADS CASA C-295, the same model as the downed Algerian Air Force plane. (Photo by Chris Lofting via wikimedia)

Algerian Air Force Plane Crashes In France

An Algerian EADS CASA C-295 military transport aircraft crashed on Friday in a sparsely populated region of southeastern France.
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A Republic of China (Taiwan) Air Force Dassault Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet. (Photo by 玄史生 via Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)

Taiwan Grounds Mirage Fighter Jets After Fatal Crash in France

A Taiwanese pilot was killed on Wednesday when his Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet crashed during a training mission in eastern France.
by BNO News


French Air Force Dassault Falcon 7X (F-RAFA) on approach to JFK for the United Nations General Assembly 2010. (Photo by Tom Turner)

Plane Carrying New French President Hit By Lightning Just Hours After Taking Office

France's new President Francois Hollande got an electrifying welcome aboard his new ride on Tuesday when the French Presidential plane was hit by lightning, just hours after taking office.
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Air France Flight 447 Airbus A330-200 Cockpit Voice Recorder CVR

Investigators Successfully Recover All Data from Air France Flight 447 Recorders

In the biggest breakthrough yet toward discovering the cause of the crash, French investigators have successfully downloaded the entire record of data from the recently retrieved flight data and voice recorders of Air France Fl...
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