Air International 2014-03
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J.Kraak - Etendard Excellence /Military/
Rafales provide air-refuelling capability to the Embarked Air Group. This image shows a Super Etendard Modernise air refuelling from a Rafale during a PEAN (period of naval air training) deployment aboard the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R 91).
Four Super Etendard Modernises from 17F deployed to Kandahar in south-eastern Afghanistan for a four-month tour as part of Operation Pamir to support NATO’s ISAF mission.
A Super Etendard Modernise from 17F assigned to the French carrier Charles de Gaulle (R 91) approaches the deck of USS Harry S Truman (CVN 75) during joint operations with units from French Task Force 473 in the Arabian Gulf.
A boatswain’s mate moves away from the catapult after connecting it to a Super Etendard Modernise with the hold back bar.
A 17F mechanic performs post-flight checks to make sure that the jet is in optimal condition for the next sortie.
A Super Etendard Modernise lands at BAN Landivisiau following an ASSP mission at BAN Lann-Bihoue.
Super Etendard Modernise No.61 ready to fly out to the Charles de Gaulle after being checked over by 17F mechanics and technicians.
All maintenance is now carried out at BAN Landivisiau. Aeronavale mechanics perform scheduled maintenance work in the 17F hangar.
No.17F’s flight line at BAN Landivisiau.
Rafales provide air-refuelling capability to the Embarked Air Group. This image shows a Super Etendard Modernise air refuelling from a Rafale during a PEAN (period of naval air training) deployment aboard the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R 91).