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  • In Pictures Flight school

    Alpha Jets fly above the Arcachon Basin in western France. Founded in 1995, the Operational Transitional School at Cazaux has welcomed young fighter pilots from the French Air Force for over 18 years. Since 2005, it has also opened its doors to international pilots from Belgium and Germany. Having recently received their wings, these pilots take final advanced courses in air combat before being posted to their flight squadrons.

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  • In Pictures Flight school

    Alpha Jets fly above the Arcachon Basin in western France. Founded in 1995, the Operational Transitional School at Cazaux has welcomed young fighter pilots from the French Air Force for over 18 years. Since 2005, it has also opened its doors to international pilots from Belgium and Germany. Having recently received their wings, these pilots take final advanced courses in air combat before being posted to their flight squadrons.