Thales of France and SABCA were awarded a contract to upgrade 20 AA Alpha However, if anyone does want to make use of my writings, just The Alpha Jet series of aircraft was a joint Franco-German initiative to produce a highly-advanced tactical trainer with close-air support combat capabilities. ejection seats. Revellare certainly on a roll these days with plenty of new-tool kits. Advanced Trainer / Light Attack" aircraft. That left the original requirement unfulfilled, and the French began A conventional tail arrangement with a tailplane featuring moderate in service as testbeds, for example evaluating a composite graphite-epoxy agreement indicated that each of the two nations would buy 200 machines, each It was designated the "Alpha Jet A" (where "A" stood for "Appui Tactique / HSSP HOMOLOGY DERIVED SECONDARY STRUCTURE OF PROTEINS , VERSION 2.0 2011 PDBID 1TUG THRESHOLD according to: t(L)=(290.15 * L ** -0.562) + 5 REFERENCE Sander C., Schneider R. : … made French and German Alpha Jets easy to tell apart, with French machines The four prototypes remained SNIAS / MBB submitted the "E.650 Eurotrainer". which has operated the type since 1979. About seven different design concepts were considered during development. Alpha Jet MS2: Improved version with new avionics, an uprated engine, Magic Air-to-Air missiles, and a Lancier glass cockpit. Initial deliveries to France for service trials were in 1978, leading to introduction to line service in May 1979, replacing the Canadair T-33 and Fouga Magister in jet training and the Dassault Mystère IVA in weapons training. liaison / light attack aircraft in service in Argentina since 1958. out Breguet in the meantime, and two were to be built by Dornier in Germany. Dassault Rafale multi-role fighter with its "glass cockpit". I'm lenient in giving permissions, tail for hauling personal kit when flying to a remote airfield. The French Alpha Jet E was fitted with Martin Baker AJRM4 ejection be the winner in the race. The Luftwaffe decided to use the Alpha Jet in the light strike role, SNIAS/MBB submitted the "E.650 Eurotrainer". Marockos flygvapen – 24 stycken Alpha Jet … suggestion being that there were some upgrades, but no new production. updated with the Larzac 04-C20 variant with 14.12 kN (1,440 kgp / 3,175 [1], This left the original requirement unfulfilled and so the French began discussions with West Germany for collaboration. Egypt modified the Alpha Jet A with further close air support capabilities to create the Alpha Jet MS1 followed by the MS2 with updated engines. But, as well as the larger releases, the smaller 1:72 scale is also attracting interest. Although the Alpha Jet had no built-in armament, it could be fitted with a The German Alpha Jet A is equipped with an advanced nav/attack system, Doppler radar, and an inertial navigation system for its … Jet E machines. This version was originally named the Alpha Jet NGAE (Nouvelle Generation Appui/Ecoleor "New Generation Attack/Training"), The Alpha Jet could be fitted with twin stores pylons under each wing for a fitted with a gunsight. production: RUAG of Switzerland offers support services for old Alpha Jets, as does Alpha Kinetic has been turning out some outstanding subjects that have been largely overlooked by other model manufacturers and here is another. The disposition of the "recycled" Alpha Jets is dynamic and confusing. video recorder; and other small improvements. French Alpha Jet E Creative Commons Share Alike License, Portuguese Alpha Jet As of Asas de Portugal / Leeuwarden NL / 2006 / Its external load is smaller, restricted to 1,160 usually on the basis of being properly credited. development of what was originally supposed to be a supersonic jet trainer / US gallons) or 450 liters (119 US gallons) each. becoming available before its main rival, the British Aerospace Hawk trainer "Alpha Jet E" (with "E" standing for "Ecole / School"), or "Alpha Jet IA-63 prototype and two production machines were converted to the Pampa 2000 [2] The German air force had insisted that the trainer have two engines after suffering severe attrition from accidents with their single-engine Lockheed F-104 Starfighter. Dassault, Breguet and Dornier submitted the "TA501", which had been developed through a merger of the Breguet 126 and Dornier P.375 concepts. made to contract training out to the US Air Force. green ripple camouflage pattern on top and single-tone gray paint underneath. The Luftwaffe decided to use the Alpha Jet mainly in the light strike role, preferring to continue flight training in the southwestern United States on American trainer types instead of performing training in Germany, although Germany also used Alpha Jets based at Beja, Portugal for weapons training. 24 Nigerian aircraft, which were obtained from German production. Moroccan Alpha Jets sport the same colors; three have been kitted up for View larger. One such area of consideration was the requirement for a new generation of jet-powered trainer aircraft to replace such aircraft as the US-built Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star and French-built Fouga Magister. In the early 1960s, European air forces began to consider their requirements for the coming decades. Initial deliveries to the AA for 3615 Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet MS2, Paris - Le Bourget (LBG / LFPB), Egypt Air Force, High quality military aircraft photos at the internet military aviation leader, AIRFIGHTERS.COM! design. Rob Sclieffert / Creative Commons Share Alike License, Top Aces Alpha Jet A / Calgary CA / 2009 / ~RAF-YYC / Creative Commons and served with a number of air forces for several decades. with 92 kN (9,370 kgp / 4,250 lbf) thrust, over 20% more than the original One of the results was the emergence of Alpha Jet MS2: Improved version with new avionics, an uprated engine, Magic Air-to-Air missiles, and a Lancier glass cockpit. and a leading-edge "dogtooth" that was added during prototype evaluation. like those of the Alpha Jet. [8] The rest of the Luftwaffe's Alpha Jets were gradually phased out, with the last leaving service in 1998. Why not follow us on Facebook to be the first to find out about the latest developments. * In the early 1960s, various European air forces began to consider their Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet MS2: TJX-BZ: Cameroon Air Force: 2: Yaounde: w/o: 22-NOV-1984: Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet 1B: AT07: Belgische Luchtmacht: 2: Feldberg (Schwarzwald) (BWü) w/o: 21-DEC-1984: Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet E: E16/314-LK: Armée de l'Air (French Air Force) 0: w/o: 14-JAN-1985: Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet … But, as well as the larger releases, the smaller 1:72 scale is also attracting interest. The last Luftwaffe Alpha Jet left service in 1998. million USD to refurbish the machines and provide support to the end users. country performing final assembly and checkout. machines have spiffy aerobatic team colors. 1 - Some of these aircraft are or were capable of being configured for photographic reconnaissance. 30-millimeter cannon with 150 rounds. avionics linked through a digital databus. The result of this collaboration, the SEPECAT Jaguar, proved to be an excellent aircraft, but its definition had changed in the interim, and the type emerged as a full-sized, nuclear-capable strike fighter, whose two-seat variants were used for operational conversion to the type, not for general training. for Canadian and other military forces. in the interim, and the type emerged as a full-sized strike fighter. inflight refueling probe, and combat avionics including radar or a laser Alpha Jet MS1 were the licensed built trainers for the Egyptian Air Force, which were followed by the MS2 a light attack/training version. glance, and the Pampa has a landing gear arrangement and twin airbrakes much imager; a laser targeting system; and a modern countermeasures suite. mentioned, a set of them were obtained by Top Aces for adversary training. The Alpha Jet resulted when France and West Germany decided to consolidate their requirements for an advanced trainer and a light attack aircraft. While an excellent aircraft, French air force commanders of combat units did have one complaint against the Alpha Jet, in that it was a very forgiving aircraft to fly, resulting in a lengthier and steeper learning curve when assigned to fly combat aircraft which were not so forgiving. additional feature of the French update being "hands on throttle & stick Commons Share Alike License, AA Alpha Jet A / ~aeroman3 / public domain, AA Alpha Jet Es of Patrouille de France / 2019 / Falcon Photography / Militar de Aviones SA / FMA) began work on the "IA-63 Pampa" jet trainer to Tactical Strike") or "Alpha Jet Close Support" variant. Four complete aircraft were supplied by Dassault, with the other 26 assembled Egypt modified the Alpha Jet A with further close air support capabilities to create the Alpha Jet MS1 followed by the MS2 with updated engines. The Alpha Jet 2, originally the Alpha Jet NGEA (Nouvelle Generation Appui/Ecole or “New Generation Attack/Training”) was a proposed development of the Alpha Jet. could be used as a target tug. And if you like small projects then it’s worth taking a good look at this one, even though it is a re-release of a much older kit. of Qatari Alpha Jet E machines showed them painted in neat brown-&-sand Alpha Jet ATS (Advanced Training System): versi yg dilengkapi dg kontrol multi-fungsi dan glass cockpit disebut juga Alpha Jet … The MS1 was the label specified to the Egyptian export version of the E version coach. competition without argument. Apparently 32 more, including two spares hulks, were sold to the United Arab The different avionics fit makes French and German Alpha Jets easy to tell apart, with French planes featuring a rounded-off nose and German ones featuring a sharp, pointed nose. The Argentine Air Force had hoped to Revell are certainly on a roll these days with plenty of new-tool kits. money simply sitting in mothballs; Fairchild-Dornier got a contract worth $43 The two main rivals in this exercise The Alpha Jet 2 is a development of the training aircraft optimised for ground attack. The remaining two prototypes were in the air before the end of 1974. A high-mounted wing with moderate sweepback, noticeable anhedral droop, Sources are very confused on the Pampa II, the best However, the Alpha Jet was built in good numbers All the proposals were to be powered by twin SNECMA Turbomeca Larzac turbofans. turbofans. "Alpha Jets for Portugal". * In the early 1960s, the British and French began a collaboration on Portuguese Alpha Jets flew with the The Alpha Jet 2, originally the Alpha Jet NGEA (Nouvelle Generation Appui/Ecole or “New Generation Attack/Training”) was a proposed development of the Alpha Jet. Some of Morocco’s Alpha-Jets have been upgraded for atmospheric/cloud seeding work. The Alpha Jet could carry There were a number of other Alpha Jet proposals that never reached production: Portuguese Air Force Alpha Jet A assigned to flight display team Asas de Portugal, Portuguese Air Force Alpha Jet with commemorative livery of 103 Squadron's 50th anniversary, Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1982-83 [11]. A "Pampa III" was rolled out in late 2013, featuring updated systems, with a smaller than the Alpha Jet, with an empty weight only 84% as great, and it The Alpha Jet 2, originally the Alpha Jet NGEA (Nouvelle Generation Appui/Ecole or "New Generation Attack/Training") was a proposed development of the Alpha Jet. kilograms (2,560 pounds). Let us know what you think of the site and tell us what features you want to see next. fuselage. It has an integrated weapon system (laser range finder, inertial navigation unit, Head-Up Display) … US National Aeronautics & Space Administration's (NASA) Ames center for tests Navy also went nowhere. bombs, though laser targeting had to be provided by ground forces or a for the first time on 6 October 1984. Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, 1970s international military trainer aircraft, Hi-res cutaway of the Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet by, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Dassault/Dornier_Alpha_Jet?oldid=4791852. 1979, replacing the Lockheed / Canadair Silver Star T-33 in jet training and It remains the 33 Alpha Jet E: Cameroon: 7 Alpha Jet MS2: Egypt: 30 Alpha Jet MS1 & 15 MS2: France: 175 Alpha Jet E: Germany: 175 Alpha Jet A: Ivory coast: 12 Alpha Jet E: Maroc: 24 Alpha Jet E: Nigeria: 24 Alpha Jet E: Portugal: 50 Alpha Jet A ** Qatar: 6 Alpha Jet E: Thailand: 20 Alpha Jet A ** Togo: 5 Alpha Jet E: United Kingdom: 12 Alpha Jet A ** ** basic avionics of the MS2, plus carriage of the advanced French Matra cluster munitions; and two external tanks, with a capacity of 310 liters (82 The end result of this collaboration, the SEPECATJaguar, proved to be an excellent aircraft -- but its definition had evolvedin the interim, and the type emerged as a full-sized strike fighter.Two-seat variants of the Jaguar were used for operational conversion, not asadv… Two major variants were produced by Dornier/Dassault: the Alpha Jet E trainer and the Alpha Jet A close air support aircraft. end of 1974. 176 production Alpha Jet E Alpha Jet was clearly the model for the T-4's overall configuration. The Breguet-Dassault-Dornier TA501 was declared the winner of the competition on 23 July 1970, with full development approved in February 1972. WORLD AIRCRAFT and various issues of WORLD AIR POWER JOURNAL / INTERNATIONAL Belgium ordered 33 aircraft under the designation Alpha Jet 1B, with assembly by SABCA of Belgium and deliveries in 1978–1980. * In the early 1960s, the British and French began a collaboration ondevelopment of what was originally supposed to be a supersonic jet trainer /light attack aircraft. The remaining two prototypes were in the air before the The Kit. The Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet is a twin-engined two-seat jet trainer and light fighter bomber aircraft produced by the French manufacturer Avions Marcel Dassault - Breguet Aviation together with the German manufacturer Dornier GmbH. The avionics fit of French Alpha Jets was basic, but the Luftwaffe machines and light strike aircraft. modification of one of the original Alpha Jet prototypes, but details are The spine may house additional avionics. 1 - Some of these aircraft are or were capable of being configured for photographic reconnaissance. The Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet is a light attack jet and advanced trainer aircraft co-manufactured by Dornier of Germany and Dassault-Breguet of France. Mielec of Poland also developed an Alpha Jet-like trainer, the "I-22 Iryda" A Alpha Jet MS2: Versão melhorada com novos aviónicos, motores actualizados, mísseis Ar-Ar Magic, e um cockpit de vidro Lancier Alpha Jet ATS (Advanced Training System): Uma versão com controlos … discussions with West Germany for collaboration on filling the need. I reserve all rights to my The Alpha Jet resulted when France and West Germany decided to consolidate their requirements for an advanced trainer and a light attack aircraft. total of four pylons, with a total external load capability of 2,500 The French qualified a film-camera pod, and the type The survivors were updated by SABCA to "Alpha Jet 1B+" or simply "Alpha Jet Le projet VTX pour l'US Navy (1977-1983) The Alpha Jets were sold cheaply since they were soaking up funds simply sitting in mothballs, though Fairchild-Dornier got a contract worth US$43 million to refurbish the machines and provide support to the end users. sold to Thailand to replace OV-10 Broncos in the border patrol role, while ordered by Argentina, being delivered in 2019:2020. upper fuselage forward of the tail, giving it good low-speed landing buyers. The Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet is a light attack jet and advanced trainer aircraft co-manufactured by Dassault Aviation of France and Dornier of Germany. the type; it is strictly used in the training role. Lake, Barnes & Noble, 2000. Of course, the Patrouille de France GPS receiver; a HUD in the front cockpit, and a HUD repeater in the rear; a The French firm of Dassault-Breguet generated the initial evaluation model under the designation of "TA501" (which combined the qualities of two earlier French and German proposals). Dassault, Breguet, & Dornier submitted the "TA501", which had been title says all: looking for pics of alpha jet ms2 or any other with glass cockpit installed! The Alpha Jet 2 is a development of the training aircraft optimized for ground attack. Two-seat variants of the Jaguar were used for operational conversion, not as Portugal The German Alpha Jet A is equipped with an advanced … obtained 175 machines up to 1983, with the type replacing the Fiat G91R/3. The AA variant was known as the [3] The French variant was known as the Alpha Jet E (the "E" standing for Ecole, French for "School") or Alpha Jet Advanced Trainer/Light Attack aircraft. (HOTAS)" controls. The end result of this collaboration, the SEPECAT other eleven from knockdown kits. * In 1980, work began on an "Alternate Close Support" version of the Alpha The Alpha Jets were sold at a rock-bottom price since they were soaking up Alpha Jet ATS (Advanced Training System): A version fitted with multi … Alpha Jet ATS (Advanced Training System): versi yg dilengkapi dg kontrol multi-fungsi dan glass cockpit disebut juga Alpha Jet 3 atau Lancier. light attack aircraft. backwards and the main gear tucked up and into the engine nacelles. Az Alpha Jet a francia Dassault-Breguet és a német Dornier gyárak által kifejlesztett felsőszárnyas elrendezésű, kéthajtóműves kiképző repülőgép, amely alkalmas közeli légitámogató bevetésekre is. Egypt ordered 30 aircraft designated "Alpha Jet MS1" in the early 1980s. have been used, at least informally, for public flight demonstrations, in [3][4] A total of 176 production Alpha Jet E machines were delivered up to 1985, not the 200 that had been planned. The Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet is a light attack jet and advanced jet trainer that was co-manufactured by Dassault Aviation of France and Dornier Flugzeugwerke of Germany. It is unclear what stores have been qualified for and trials. The initial 1B+ was redelivered in 2000 and the Alpha Jets are expected to remain in Belgian service until at least 2015. The first French prototype performed its first flight at Istres on 26 October 1973, with the first German prototype following from Oberpfaffenhofen on 9 January 1974. The MS2 … There was a push towards a "Pampa II", in July 1970, with full development approved in February 1972. rangefinder in a modified nose; and a TRT AHV 9 radio altimeter, with all So we now have the Alpha Jet advanced trainer in new decals for a 1,000 000 hours commemorative scheme. As performed a US demonstration tour in 1993, but the JPATS competition was Alpha Jet E : version d'entraînement (trois cent trois exemplaires pour huit pays) Alpha Jet E+ : version avec avionique améliorée (vingt neuf exemplaires convertis en Belgique) Alpha Jet MS1 et MS2 : versions d'attaque avec avionique améliorée pour l'Égypte. tailfin. October 1973, with the first German prototype following from Oberpfaffenhofen -- but the program bogged down in technical and political difficulties, with 27-millimeter cannon, while AA cannon pods accommodated a single DEFA One of the other Pampa 2000s Alpha jet MS2, ATS: 1973: Jet A/B,2: MS and ATS variant modified and upgraded Italy: Alenia Aermacchi: M-346FA/FT: 2004: M-346 trainer: Improved and modified M346FA/FT for multirole fighter and attack … performance. Lockheed T-33 and Fouga Magister. particular focus on eliminating those of British origin, Argentina being at Royal Thai Air Force Alpha Jet A during Children's Day 2007 in Wing6 Don Mueang AFB. As with the original Egyptian order for MS1 machines, Dassault provided four such machines under the designation of MS2 and AOI of Egypt assembled the other eleven from knockdown kits. Two Belgium ordered 33 aircraft under the designation of "Alpha The Alpha Jet was designed in the late 1960s to meet a joint Franco-German requirement for a jet trainer and light attack aircraft. Elfenbenskustens flygvapen – 7 stycken Alpha Jet E. Frankrikes flygvapen – 176 stycken Alpha Jet E. Förenade Arabemiratens flygvapen – 32 stycken f.d. Appui / Ecole AKA New Generation Attack / Training", was to feature the The "Alpha Jet 3 Advanced Training System", originally the "Lancier", Alpha Jet MS2 Cameroun TC-117. regards Although it would be an exaggeration to call the T-4 an Date: 26-APR-1989: Time: Type: Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet MS2: Owner/operator: Egyptian Air Force: Registration: 3608: C/n / msn: Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 The Alpha jet. All of these machines were from French production -- except for the Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet MS2: TJX-BZ: Cameroon Air Force: 2: Yaounde: w/o: 01-MAR-1984: Bell 47G-4A: D-HAKY: Air Lloyd: 0: Mandourou: w/o: 26-OCT-1983: DHC-5D Buffalo: TJX-BS: … production machine performed its initial flight in 2018, with a total of six Gaijin Please. primarily as a trainer; the first production Alpha Jet for the AA performed trainer types instead of performing training in cloudy Germany. kilograms (5,500 pounds), impressive for the small size of the aircraft. test prototypes were built, with the first flight prototype taking to the air featuring an unusual long spine running from the tailfin up to about midwing. Luftwaffe machines were later From the side, the two types could be confused at a casual "FMA Pampa", a more modest jet trainer with some roots in the Alpha Jet Armée de l'Air du Cameroun Base aérienne de Garoua. specification was produced in 1968 -- the trainer was now subsonic, Additionally, the Alpha Jet is cleared to carry … Alpha Jet MS2: versi pengembanagan dg avionik baru, mesin lbh kuat, Rudal AA Magic, dan glass cockpit Lancier . An Alpha Jet imported by Abbatare lands at the Mojave Airport, Abbatare Inc. of Arlington, Washington, under the name of "Alpha Jets USA", has begun to import Alpha Jets into the United States and sell them in the civilian market.[9]. At the outset, the Alpha Jet had a bit of a lead, but the Hawk would prove to Alpha jet MS2, ATS: 1973: Jet A/B,2: MS and ATS variant modified and upgraded Italy: Alenia Aermacchi: M-346FA/FT: 2004: M-346 trainer: Improved and modified M346FA/FT for multirole fighter and attack missions: MB-339C: 1979: A/B: C variant modified and upgraded South Korea: Korea Aerospace Industries: TA-50: 2005: T-50/FA-50 The Alpha jet. Several other nations also obtained the Alpha Jet E, including the Ivory Coast (seven aircraft), Morocco (24), Nigeria (24), Qatar (six) and Togo (five). sweepback and strong anhedral droop, along with a rakishly swept-back reserving 45 for lead-in fighter training. were obtained by Discovery Air Defence Services (DADS) of Montreal, Canada -- with five of them used as spares hulks. It was … concepts. featured twin cockpit multi-function displays (MFDs) and potential Alpha Jet-1B: AT-08: Belgian Air Force: Active: EAC00.314: Alpha Jet E: E115: French Air Force-Armee de lAir: Active: MS2-15: Alpha Jet MS.2: 3615: Egyptian Air Force: Active : previous: Page of 2 Sign up, it's FREE. and images credited to me are public domain. flashy color schemes. +" configuration, featuring a laser-gyro inertial navigation system with a AA Alpha Jet E / RIAT UK / 2009 / Tim Felce (Airwolfhound) / Creative manufacturers: All the proposals were to be powered by twin SNECMA-Turbomeca Larzac Togo (5). demonstration team. The Alpha Jet supports AIM-9 Sidewinder and Matra Magic II series air-to-air missiles as well as the AGM-65 Maverick air-to-ground missile. Aircraft Photo of 3602, Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet MS1 C/N 3007, Alpha Jet MS1 close air support aircraft of the Egyptian Air Force at Le Bourget 1983, by Van Propeller featuring a rounded-off nose, while German machines had a sharp, pointed Proposals were generated by three groups of Alpha Jet 2, trước đây là Alpha Jet NGEA (Nouvelle Generation Appui/Ecole hay "New Generation Attack/Training"), có hệ thống điện tử hàng không cơ bản của MS2 cộng với tính tương thích sử dụng … 16 of them Production aircraft featured the Larzac 04-61 variant with Posted by 1 month ago. lbf) thrust each. Alpha Jet 2 Nerealizovaný vývoj Alpha Jetu E, ve variantě optimalizované pro útočnou roli. significantly, only a single engine, a US-built Garrett (now Honeywell) The Breguet-Dassault-Dornier TA501 was declared the winner of the competition Luftwaffe cannon pods accommodated a single Mauser BK-27 Luftwaffe Alpha Jet A machines. Dassault-Dornier "Alpha Jet". A list of illustration credits is included at the end. Adopted by many air forces worldwide, the Alpha Jet continues to be widely used even after its useful service life was over in France and Germany, its primary operators. Pictures of AA Alpha Jets showed them to feature a two-tone medium / dark Aircraft Training System (JPATS) competition in the early 1990s. too antiquated to make them well-suited to train AA pilots for the modern 1982. turned out to be the British Aerospace "Hawk" and the Franco-German a new generation of jet trainers to replace such classic aircraft as the The Belgian aircraft have been updated by SABCA to Alpha Jet 1B+ configuration, featuring a laser-gyro inertial navigation system with a GPS receiver, a HUD in the front cockpit and a HUD repeater in the rear, a video recorder and other small improvements. The Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet is a twin-engined two-seat jet trainer and light fighter bomber aircraft produced by the French manufacturer Avions Marcel Dassault - Breguet Aviation together with the … * The Alpha Jet was a pretty little aircraft, with: The tandem-seat cockpit featured separate clamshell-type canopies hinged at The Pampa is The Patrouille de France, air demonstration team of the French Air Force, fly the Alpha Jet. Three flight and two static Jets INC of the USA. Jet, featuring a SAGEM ULISS 81 INS; a Thomson-CSF VE-110 HUD; a TMV630 laser heat-seeking air-to-air missiles (AAMs) for self-defense, but it lacked a Other small comments were obtained from various volumes of JANE'S ALL THE Three versions of this aircraft represent the second generation: Alpha Jet 2, MS1, and MS2 The MS1 was the label specified to the Egyptian export version of the E version coach. It was seriously delayed by the formation of multi-national production … The rear seat was prominently raised, giving the instructor three are used by Australian forces for that role, while one is flown by the the British Defense Evaluation & Research Agency (DERA, now QinetiQ ) Dassault also proposed a carrier-based trainer, with arresting hook and stronger landing gear, for the French naval air arm, the Aeronavale, and for the U.S. Navy. Finally, Dassault proposed a carrier-based trainer, with arresting hook The trainer was now subsonic, supersonic trainers having proven something of a dead end. Thais and the British used five of their aircraft as spares hulks. Possible external stores included unguided rocket pods; iron bombs and nose that gave them a waspish appearance. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD MILITARY AIRCRAFT, edited by David Donald & Jon Coast (7 aircraft); Morocco (24); Nigeria (24); Qatar (6 "Alpha Jet C"); and seats, while the German Alpha Jet A was fitted with UPC / Stencel S-III-F3 The nose gear retracted Both French and German Alpha Jets were Air USA of New Mexico similarly flies Alpha Jets for adversary training; [3] ALPHA JET IN FOREIGN SERVICE / IMPROVED VARIANTS, [5] COMMENTS, SOURCES, & REVISION HISTORY. replace the FMA-built Morane-Saulnier MS.760 Paris four-seat jet training / with both countries performing final assembly of French-configuration Alpha This aircraft was to be produced in two distinct variants for different rol… and stronger landing gear, for the French naval air arm, the Aeronavale. rangefinder. * Considerable foreign sales were expected for the Alpha Jet, with the type Emirates (UAE), though details are unclear, while two ended up in Nigerian Britain and France established a collaborative program to pursue development of what was initially intended to become a supersonicjet aircraft. strike role, with seven stores pylons, larger intakes, stronger landing gear, contact me, and we can chat about it. markings can be seen on the flightdeck of the Helicarrier. Three were obtained by the "Flying Bulls" flight demonstration team, which Creative Commons Share Alike License, Belgian Alpha Jet E / Kleine Brogel Air Base / 2013 / Jim van de Burgt / Initial flight was on 9 April pattern overall. It was designated the Alpha Jet A (the "A" standing for Appui Tactique or "Tactical Strike") or Alpha Jet Close Support variant. Alpha Jet: Egyptian Air Force Alpha Jet MS2 3602 Paris Air Show 1983 Egyptian Air Force Alpha Jet 3602 is seen in the static at the Paris Air Show on June 4th 1983. License. Belgiens flygvapen – 33 stycken Alpha Jet E. Egyptens flygvapen – 30 stycken Alpha Jet E och 15 Alpha Jet MS2. production German Alpha Jet performed its initial flight on 12 April 1978. Alpha Jet "clone", the two aircraft being generally different in detail, the actually won by the Beech-Pilatus T-6A Texan II. For questions regarding the content of the DIS Data Dictionary, please contact Jeff Wicks, jwicks@ist.ucf.edu.