Aircraft Photo of F216 | Transall C-160G | France - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:F216
Military Code:GT
Aircraft Original Type:Transall C-160
Aircraft Generic Type:Transall C-160
Aircraft Version:Transall C-160G
Operator / Titles:France - Air Force
C/n (msn):219
City / Airport:Gran CanariaMap
Region / Country:Canary Islands, Spain
Airport Codes:ICAO: GCLP   IATA: LPA   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:23 January 2017
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
Photo ID: 318
Photo Comment

A very rare catch of a C.160G, a C.160NG fitted out for ELINT (electronic signals intelligence) work. The C.160G 'Gabriel' machines have been seen operating out of Gando several times, most probably listening in on terrorist communications in Mali.

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