Watch the Patrouille de France escorting the last Air France 747

A legendary aircraft has given a farewell in style.

As Air France says goodbye to its last Boeing 747, the Patrouille de France, the French Air Force acrobatic team, has joined in the farewell flight.

The Patrouille's colourful Alpha Jets have escorted the magnificent airliner, gifting us with these amazing footage.

And a detail that will delight avgeeks: check out the tail numbers!