The French Air Force and Royal Air Force have sent their finest equipment and crews to Langley AFB in Virginia to take part in an inaugural exercise, dubbed simply “Trilateral Exercise,” alongside the 1st Fighter Wing’s F-22 Raptors. This international air combat force will focus on integrated training for taking on…
New video is emerging of Russia’s heavy bomber sorties and naval cruise missile strikes against targets in Syria. This includes some pretty amazing bomb and cruise missile drop sequences and footage showing the bombers’ fighter escorts, which included Iranian F-14A Tomcats and Russian Su-30SM Flankers.
A much-loved longtime law enforcement canine lost its life last night as members of France’s elite hostage rescue and counter-terror team known as RAID assaulted a Paris apartment safe-house containing individuals suspected of planning another attack, according to reports.
Twelve French aircraft, ten of which were fighters, dropped 20 munitions on the de-facto ISIS capital of Raqqa in Syria today. This appears to be France’s opening reprisal on ISIS for the terror attacks in Paris on Friday night. The AP reports ISIS targets hit include command and control centers, recruitment center, a…
In light of the ongoing attacks on the city of Paris by as-of-yet unknown assailants, the French government has shut down borders and the Army has begun securing the city, with the help of taxi drivers offering free rides to get people to secured locations.
Earlier, we had a story about the world record for driving on two wheels, at least in a three-wheeled Tuk-tuk. That record was 1.37 miles. Sure, that’s far, but not that far. So what’s the record for a four-wheel car? While looking for the answer, I found something amazing.
A bus filled with retirees on a day trip burst into flames after colliding with a logging truck in southwest France, according to the Associated Press. At least 43 people have reportedly died in the incident.
Watch as airplanes cut straight through Paris as they fly right on top of Champ-Elysses and hit all the landmarks of Paris, from La Defense to the Arc de Triomphe to the Louvre and everything in between. The footage gets a little jittery at times and almost looks fake, but it’s so cool to rip through an entire city…
Who likes quick pairs of France-related automotive ideas, one good, one bad? Everyone, that’s who! So, everyone, you’re in a French metric crapload of luck, because here’s some of what I just said, right there in the first sentence. Let’s see what we’ve got!
This breathtaking video showing one of the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Helicopters AS350 Écureuils hauling a Bambi Bucket through the French Alps will make you want to go take your first helicopter flying lesson. This little video has it all, an awesome perspective, gorgeous terrain and some heart pumping moves by the pilot.
According to a preliminary report released by French investigators Wednesday, Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz had “practiced” the fatal descent that would lead to the crashing of an Airbus A320 and the killing of 149 people on an earlier flight that same day.
I’m currently in the basement of the Indianapolis Art Museum, making preparations for my project coming in August. Upstairs in the museum, there’s a fantastic exhibit of concept cars and one-offs called Dream Cars which we’ll cover in detail soon — but right now I want to talk about just one: the Electric Egg.
There is no doubt about it, the French-built Rafale fighter is on a roll. Egypt suddenly sealed a deal for 24 of the multirole fighters in February, India finally consummated a reduced initial order of 36 jets, and now Qatar will purchase 24. After 20 years, the Rafale has gone from an export zero to export hero in a…
"Le Bistrot du Lion" is the latest in mobile coffee-and-croissant technology from Peugeot's Design Lab. It's got a deep fryer, fancy espresso machine, and a DJ booth.
An Airbus A320 operated by Germanwings was involved in an accident in mountainous area in southern France. The flight carried a crew of six and 142 passengers.
So Paris is rolling out an ambitious plan to ban older cars from its city center. I actually think it's an interesting experiment in traffic and smog control. But what if you're a sexy, interesting person who drives a classic Citroën DS? Then you're in luck!
The air quality in Paris is among the worst in Europe. It's so bad that last year the city banned cars one day to try and bring down dangerous levels of smog. Under Paris' new mayor, banning certain cars in certain areas will be the new normal in a few years.
The RÉTROMOBILE car show in Paris, France has largely focused on the classic car collections of the various exhibitors. However, this year, it's not just about actual classic cars. Indeed, the literature for this year claims the show has 41,000 square metres of artists, clubs, spare parts, scale models, and events...…
Masked gunmen wielding Kalashnikovs and a rocket launcher killed at least 12 people and injured 10 more at the Paris offices of satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday before escaping. French president François Hollande called the shooting "unquestionably a terrorist attack."