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French Navy Lynx - Air 2 Air

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French Navy Lynx - Air 2 Air

Post by Bruno » Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:10 pm

Hi,
Last friday, officialy the French Navy Lynx were phase out, and the 34F (squadron 34) shut down.
To celebrate this event, two Lynx were paint with a special scheme. In fact it was decided to paint aircraft with previous schemes. A nice smart idea.
Lucky enough, just few weeks before the withdrawal I was able to join an amazing photo flight over the ocean close to the french Brittany coasts.

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The first paint scheme from 1978
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The second paint scheme from 1982 to early nineties
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The current scheme
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Sometime we were flying high
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Sometimes lower...
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Re: French Navy Lynx - Air 2 Air

Post by Freeman Lowell » Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:29 pm

Wonderful shots Bruno. Thanks for sharing.
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Post by Yammer » Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:43 pm

Great shots Bruno - nice to see them in a variety of the colour schemes from their careers
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Post by downes0106 » Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:48 pm

Great shots. Wonder when we'll have them on the classic register?

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Post by paddyboy » Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:07 am

Great set there, Bruno :thumbs:

Thanks for posting :thumb:

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Post by LTFT5 » Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:30 am

Stunning images and great retirement schemes.
All the best
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Post by IMarsh » Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:30 am

Great set, thanks for sharing

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Post by d555 » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:36 am

Great pics. I love the retro schemes.
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Post by PeteHemsley » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:49 am

Absolutely wonderful, Bruno.

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Post by NickC » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:08 am

Très bon monsieur, surtout le premier.

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Re: French Navy Lynx - Air 2 Air

Post by bigcrow » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:10 am

Beautiful images & a great idea with the previous schemes.

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Post by Seamus » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:14 am

A wonderful set of images, superb!
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Post by DanBeeden » Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:33 pm

Terrific shots of two very nice retro schemes. Great work.

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Post by lynothehammer » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:48 pm

Some darn awesome shots there, nice ! :D

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Re: French Navy Lynx - Air 2 Air

Post by Bruno » Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:34 pm

Thanks for the comments guys, appreciated!

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Re: French Navy Lynx - Air 2 Air

Post by Imac » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:25 pm

Top shots Bruno :P What an opportunity, nice work :thumbs: Thanks for sharing :thumb:

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Post by Jeroen Jonkers » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:51 pm

NICE!!

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Post by Yunglee » Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:56 pm

Stunning colour schemes and awesome images, thanks for sharing.

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Re: French Navy Lynx - Air 2 Air

Post by BigTed » Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:48 am

Really wonderful stunning pictures.
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Re: French Navy Lynx - Air 2 Air

Post by DeclanMorland » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:00 am

Awesome photos seen them on flicker before

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