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French aerobatic demonstration team, Patrouille de France, visits Colorado Springs

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France arrive at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to refuel after a flyover demonstration for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. One of the pilots, French Maj. Nicolas Lieumont, was a former exchange student at the U.S. Air Force Academy.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France arrive at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to refuel after a flyover demonstration for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. One of the pilots, French Maj. Nicolas Lieumont, was a former exchange student at the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France fly over the Colorado Springs, Colorado, area during a flyover for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Kaplan)

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France fly over the Colorado Springs, Colorado, area during a flyover for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Kaplan)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France arrive at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to refuel after a flyover demonstration for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. One of the pilots, French Maj. Nicolas Lieumont, was a former exchange student at the U.S. Air Force Academy.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France arrive at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to refuel after a flyover demonstration for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. One of the pilots, French Maj. Nicolas Lieumont, was a former exchange student at the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France arrive at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to refuel after a flyover demonstration for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France arrive at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to refuel after a flyover demonstration for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France arrive at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., after a flyover demonstration for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France arrive at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., after a flyover demonstration for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France fly over the Colorado Springs, Colorado, area during a flyover for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Darcy Ibidapo)

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France fly over the Colorado Springs, Colorado, area during a flyover for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Darcy Ibidapo)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France fly over the Colorado Springs, Colorado, area during a flyover for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France fly over the Colorado Springs, Colo., area during a flyover for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. The aerobatic demonstration team is on a seven-week tour of the U.S. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering into World War One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

French air force Maj. Nicolas Lieumont, Patrouille France pilot, shows his Falcon spirit after flying over the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, April 19, 2017. Lieumont was an exchange student at the Academy in 2004. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - French air force Maj. Nicolas Lieumont, Patrouille France pilot, shows his Falcon spirit after flying over the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, April 19, 2017. Lieumont was an exchange student at the Academy in 2004. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – French pilots with the Patrouille de France arrive at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to refuel after a flyover demonstration for the U.S. Air Force Academy, April 19, 2017. One of the pilots, French Maj. Nicolas Lieumont, was a former exchange student at the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

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