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Alpha Jet
 
Latest update: February 2018

Company: Dassault / Dornier
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Country Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Belgium 33       33 0 3 2         28
Cameroon 8       8 0 2           6
Egypt 45       45 0 4 1         40
France 180       180 0 25 45 1       109
Germany 175       175 0 7 44 124       0
Ivory Coast 7       7 0 2 5         0
Morocco 25       25 0 1           24
Nigeria 28       28 0 15           13
Portugal           0   50   50     0
Qatar 6       6 0             6
Thailand           0 1 5   25     19
Togo 7       7 0 1 1         5
UK           0   12   12     0
Total 514       514 0 61 165 125 87     250
 
Comment(s):

Portugal:

Its last operational Alpha Jets were withdrawn form service on January 13, 2018.

United Kingdom:

Its last operational Alpha Jets were withdrawn form service on January 31, 2018.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Country Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Belgium Alpha Jet 1B 4       4 0 3 1         0
  Alpha Jet 1B+ 29       29 0   1         28
Cameroon Alpha Jet MS2 8       8 0 2           6
Egypt Alpha Jet MS1 30       30 0 2 1         27
  Alpha Jet MS2 15       15 0 2           13
France Alpha Jet 4       4 0 2 1 1       0
  Alpha Jet E 176       176 0 23 44         109
Germany Alpha Jet A 175       175 0 7 44 124       0
Ivory Coast Alpha Jet 7       7 0 2 5         0
Morocco Alpha Jet H 25       25 0 1           24
Nigeria Alpha Jet A 28       28 0 15           13
Portugal Alpha Jet A           0   50   50     0
Qatar Alpha Jet E 6       6 0             6
Thailand Alpha Jet A           0 1 5   25     19
Togo Alpha Jet E 7       7 0 1 1         5
UK Alpha Jet           0   8   8     0
  Alpha Jet A           0   4   4     0
Total   514       514 0 61 165 125 87     250
 
Comment(s):

Belgium:

Its Alpha Jets are based at Cazaux in France where they operate alongside their French colleagues in the fast jet training role.

France:

Purchased the PC-21 to replace Alpha Jets in the pilot training program.

Portugal:

Purchased 50 Alpha Jets from Germany. Some of its Alpha Jets received a special color scheme and were assigned to the demo team 'Asas de Portugal' (Wings of Portugal).

United Kingdom:

Purchased its Alpha Jets from Germany. They are operated by QinetiQ who purchased two PC-21s to replace the Alpha Jets within the Empire Test Pilots' School (ETPS).
 
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