The Le Fana de l’Aviation magazine, issue no. 560, includes a special feature on the maiden flight of the Rafale.
This issue of Le Fana de l’Aviation gives you all the details about the first flight of the demonstrator Rafale, from flight preparation, with the simulators, to the actual flight.
Today the Rafale is the only totally “omnirole” aircraft in the world, able to operate from a land base or an aircraft carrier, capable of carrying 1.5 times its weight in weapons and fuel. It has been designed to perform the full spectrum of combat missions.