French Air Force jet demonstration team in Florida [fr]
To mark the centennial of the US entry into WWI, the French Air Force "Patrouille de France" jet demonstration team performs in Melbourne, Lakeland and Pensacola in April 2017.
The 9 pilots of the French team flew over three Floridian cities during the month of April this year, starting in Melbourne on the 1st and 2nd of April, in Lakeland on the 3rd and 4th, and Pensacola on the 10th and 12th.
On April 1st 2017, at the Melbourne Air and Space Show demonstration, the Consul general, Mr. Clément Leclerc, awarded the Legion of Honor to two WWII American Veterans, Mr. Donald D’Lugos and Mr. William Graham.
To look at the pictures taken during the Melbourne Air and Space show visit the offical Facebook page of the Consulate.
The Patrouille de France’s tour in the U.S at a glance :