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Breguet Atlantique

by  Reuben Saliba


The Breguet Atlantique is a French -German-Belgian-Dutch consortium and is utilised in the long-range maritime patrol.
It carries a crew of twelve of which seven are accommodated in central operations compartment. First prototype was flown in October 1961 and these planes are still going strong. The plane is in service with the French, German, Italian and the Netherland Air forces.
As one can see the plane is a big one as its wingspan is 36.30 metres, length is 31.75 metres and height is 11.33 metres.

This plane was on show at the last local AIRSHOW in the end of September 2000.

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