Marcel Dassault, l'homme au pardessus
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TV Movie (2013)
German title : Marcel Dassault Der Flugzeugkönig
Denis Lavant (Marcel Dassault)
Judith Rémy (Madeleine Dassault)
Erick Deshors (Bénouville)
Jérôme Kircher (Claude Vallières)
As the Mirage III prototype takes off for the first time, a spy escapes capture. It's an American send by the government to understand how this french engineer and aircraft designer can built an empire on press, politics, movies or electronics.
- 1 Dassault Mirage IIIC
- 2 Sopwith 1½ Strutter
- 3 Latécoère 28
- 4 SPAD S.XIII
- 5 Morane-Saulnier L Parasol
- 6 Nieuport 11
- 7 Nieuport 17
- 8 Various Aircraft
- 9 Bloch MB.120
- 10 Various Aircraft
- 11 Bloch MB.152
- 12 Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka
- 13 Douglas A-20C Havoc
- 14 Unidentified Aircraft
- 15 Yakovlev Yak-11 (acting as Bloch MB. 150 prototype)
- 16 Morane-Saulnier MS.315 & Unidentified Aircraft
- 17 Bloch MB.151
- 18 Douglas C-47 Skytrain
- 19 Junkers Ju 52/3m
- 20 Dassault MD.450 Ouragan
- 21 Dassault Mystère IV
- 22 Dassault Mystère IIC
- 23 Dassault Mirage IIIE
- 24 Dassault Mirage IV
- 25 Morane-Saulnier MS.1500 Epervier
- 26 Dassault Mirage IIIA-01
- 27 Dassault Mirage IIIB
- 28 Dassault Falcon 2000LX
- 29 Dassault Mystère 20 SP
- 30 See also
Dassault Mirage IIIC n° 7 (2-FD) in active duty from 1960 to 1979. Now preserved at Châteaudun by CANOPEE (Conservatoire d'Aéronefs Non Opérationels Préservés Et Exposés).
On the second half of the TV movie, an archive footage of the Mérignac (Bordeaux) factory with a single seat Mirage III (C or R variant).
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
Latécoère 28.0 or Latécoère 28.1.
First design of the young Marcel Bloch : the Eclair (Thunderflash) propeller. Seen here on the Spad XIII n° 4377 of Mémorial Flight society.
Two pictures including a Mirage IIIB then desk models : two Mirage III, one Mirage IV, one Mirage III, one Super-Mystère B2.
Registration F-ANVP, c/n.5. Delivered to the SNAM in 1935 and used on Paris-Tananarive route in 1936 till the beginning of WWII. In 1937 will be under livery of Air Afrique after merge of SNAM into the company (Régie Air Afrique).
Upper row : Mystère IVN with Aïda radar (F-ZXRM) / ? / pilots in front of a Mirage III (two pictures) / Mystère / Wibault 283T in Air France livery (painting at far right);
On the cabinet, a picture of the Bloch MB. 81 hidden by a desk model (SEPECAT Jaguar ?)
From up to bottom :
Mystère (upper view)
Desk models of Mirage III and Mirage G near a picture of Kostia Rozanoff in front of Mystère IVA-01 with special painting for 87 sound barrier broken
Dassault MD 311 and Mystère IV
Desk model of Mystère IV (blurred)
Really from the Spanish Civil War ?
Morane-Saulnier MS.315 registered F-BCNL at left.
Dassault MD-450 Ouragan s/n 231 (2-SC) built in 1953. Stored then gate gardian from 1962 to 2006. Now part of the CANOPEE society.
Dassault MD-454 Mystère IVA n° 278 (8-MB). Built in 1956. Since 1983, now preserved at Châteaudun by CANOPEE (Conservatoire d'Aéronefs Non Opérationels Préservés Et Exposés).
Archive footage; some of the 150 Mystère IIC used by the Armée de l'Air, those depending of the 10e Escadre de Chasse.
Sixth prototype which has had a short life (5 november 1952 - may 1953)
At left, the tail of one of the two Morane Saulnier MS.1500 built.
Archive advertising and footage.
Speaking of the Israeli Mirage, the spy is showing a movie of French Mirages, a IIIB leading two IIICs.
Registration N2000A. Several airframes wore temporarily this registration.Also seen in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
339-JA baptised Lyncée l'Argonaute (airframe 182), another aircraft preserved at Châteaudun by CANOPEE (Conservatoire d'Aéronefs Non Opérationels Préservés Et Exposés).
Built in 1970, it was on the civil market until 1986 and wore the following registrations : HB-VCB, F-BTDJ, I-ROBM, F-BVFV. In 1991, modified to train crews of new variant of the Dassault Mirage IVP. Retired in august 2004.