L’Escadron de chasse 2/5 “Ile de France” will be presenting three final displays by their ‘Gusto’ Tactical Demonstration flying the Dassault Mirage 2000C. The Squadron’s Mirages are in their final months of service before retirement in June. Their 12 minute routine highlights the roles and performance of the venerable Mirage 2000C with tight 9G turns and speeds up to 620Kts.
The final three displays are:
- 29th May – Villeneuv’ Air Show, Aérodrome de Rogé, Villeneuve sur Lot, France
- 4th June – Sport et Collection, Circuit du Val de Vienne, Poitiers – Le Vigeant, France
- 23rd June – Retrait M2000 – Mise en sommeil 2/5, BA 115 Orange, France
As well as three final flying displays, the squadron also to show specially marked aircraft in the static displays at the FOSA Meeting de l’Air , Cognac Chateaubernard.