Patrouille Acrobatique de France gears up for Yorktown flyover
Ten Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet's, belonging to the Patrouille Acrobatique de France ("French Acrobatic Patrol") of the French air force sit on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facilty Washington prior to a tribute flight over Yorktown, Va. The precision acrobatic team, commonly referred to as "Patrouille de France", provided incentive flights to Lt. Gen. Mark D. "Shack" Shackelford and Maj. Gen. Johnny A. Weida during the teams trip to the United States to perform the flyover celebrating an age-old alliance between the two countries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Steven R. Doty)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Steven R. Doty |  VIRIN: 091008-F-2207D-007.JPG