Air International 2016-05
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H.-P. Grolleau - Arctic Alph Jet Aggressors /Military/
A Discovery Air Alpha Jet leads a 425 Squadron CF-18 Hornet. The Hornet is equipped with two drop tanks.
A Discovery Air Alpha Jet leads a 425 Squadron CF-18 Hornet. The Hornet is equipped with two drop tanks.
This Alpha Jet displays its under-wing stores: two fuel tanks, an A100 Erijammer pod and an air combat manoeuvring instrumentation pod.
A pair of DA Defence Alpha Jets manoeuvre at high altitude. The lead aircraft is painted in the arctic blue colour scheme.
During a snow shower, David Whittal pre-flights his Alpha Jet prior to a training sortie. DA Defence pilots and engineers are used to operating in severe weather conditions.
DA Defence engineers at work on an Alpha Jet. The company's engineering department has quickly mastered all Alpha Jet maintenance procedures.
The 500-hour inspections for the Snecma Larzac are carried out in-house by Discovery Air Defence engineers at the Bagotville Repair Shop.
An orange-painted air combat manoeuvring instrumentation pod seen from rear cockpit of the Alpha Jet photo-ship.
DA Defence aircrews are qualified in the use of night vision goggles and they regularly operate at night.