Don’t miss the iconic Alpha Jets of the Patrouille de France in an exquisite book retracing the one-and-a-half month tour of the tricolor aerobatic team in the North American skies.
Participating in many commemorations in a busy 2017 season (centennial anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I in 1917 and of the death of the French pilot Georges Guynemer, and the 70th anniversary the US Air Force), the Patrouille de France rolled out all the stops to celebrate a historic and ever stronger cooperation between North American and French forces.
This book will take you behind the scenes of this exceptional tour, through numerous photographs of spectacular demonstrations, as well as technical descriptions of all the aircraft featured in this operation. You will also discover the preparation of the teams and all the logistics that went into the first US tour of the Patrouille de France in more than thirty years.
168 pages, E/P/A Ref. PED08