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Documentary short (1953)
Office de documentation par le film
Short history of Air France.
- 1 Leonardo da Vinci Ornitottero
- 2 Ader Avion III
- 3 Jean-Pierre Blanchard Vaisseau volant
- 4 Voisin Farman I
- 5 Breguet 14 A.2
- 6 SPCA Météore 63
- 7 Couzinet 71 Arc en ciel III
- 8 Breguet XIV
- 9 Latécoère 25
- 10 SNCASE SE.161 Languedoc
- 11 Douglas C-47-DL Skytrain
- 12 Douglas C-54 Skymaster
- 13 Douglas DC-4-1009
- 14 Lockheed L-749A-79-46 Constellation
- 15 Lockheed L-749A-79-46 Constellation
- 16 Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation
- 17 Bréguet Br.763 Provence
- 18 Vickers 708 Viscount
- 19 De Havilland DH106 Comet 1A
- 20 See also
Diagram of a proposed flying machine. Plate: Tavola XL c
Well ... the narrator speaks about the Eole (which was a machine with a single propeller) but the drawing is about the Avion III.
Jean-Pierre Blanchard Vaisseau volant
Registration F-AFHN, c/n 162.
SPCA Météore 63
Reg.F-AMBV . Ultimate modification with Air France colour in 1935 with new engine nacelles and propeller spinner. The aircraft will be withdrawn from use few months later.
Based on Laté 25, though the fin is rather from a Potez 25.
Registration F-BCYT, c/n 4398. This Douglas C-47 Skytrain is an ex USAAF 41-18360 serving in the North African and Italian campaigns. To F-BCYT with SGAC in April 1948, then Air France. Sold to Fret Air in 1969, then served Vargas Aviation from December 1970 until December 1975. Bought by M.Etienne Costa as Dakar-Yoff for use in Senegal, then sold to Uni-Air in 1978. Sold to Guinée-Bissau around 1979... we lose track after.
IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).
Registration F-BBDD, c/n 42936.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
Registration F-BAZE, c/n 2624. Same aircraft in other works at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
Registration F-BAZI, c/n 2513.
Uncomplete and fake registration.