PARADE OF SEPTEMBER 19, 2018
parade of the last promotion student-pilots trained at Cazaux. After
14 years of a French- Belgian cooperation, Belgium decided to
discontinue the use of its Alpha Jets. The next promotion are (will)
be trained in the USA within the ENJJPT (Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot
Training) at Sheppard airbase, Texas.
collaboration with the French Air Force will continue in training
the pilots intended for Transport (on the Xingu at Avord) and
Helicopter (on EC 120 Colibri at Dax).
ceremony gathered 8 pilots:
A Cdt Avi, who conversed from Transport to Fighter
- Two French Capt Avi intended to fly on Rafale
- Four Lt Avi RMS (1 Pol and 3 SSMW) of which three as a fighter
(F16) and 1 Helicopter
- One Adjt Avi to fly on Helicopter
French pilots will wear a metallic wing above the left pocket (in
addition to the French patch on the right pocket).
ceremony was held under the command of Gen Maj Avi Frederic Vansina,
Commander of the Belgian Air Force and Gen of Air Brig Moritz,
representing the French Air Force.
would like to thanks the
Tanguy Rollin – PR CC Air for the help and photographic material.