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Daks over LFA Spotter's Day, June 11th 2024
The Salis Flying Museum, the French Wing of the Commemorative Air Force and the DCA association are organizing a day dedicated to Photographers - Spotters on the occasion of the arrival of the C-47...
Experience the Airplanes of D-Day Cerny-La Ferté Alais, Wednesday June 12 2024
If you weren't able to see them in Normandy for the 80th anniversary of D-Day, come and visit the D-Day aircraft at the Musée Volant Salis, on Wednesday June 12, 2024. The Commemorative Air...
Piper NE-1 Cub BuAer 26359
I will now tell you some words about one of my numerous elder brothers, number 8277-12. Oddly, several of them are named 8277. One could speak of twins, if they were not forty or...
Le Plessis-Belleville Airfield
Such as Persan-Beaumont, my previous homefield, origins of the airfield dates back to WWI. World War I The outbreak of WWI having increased the needs of pilots training in the Army Aviation, different Training...
After this first journey in Montbéliard, many other meetings followed: Falaise, Rennes, Pontoise, Compiègne, Meaux, Melun... In 2005, the Wing got a bigger place in a hangar, allowing us to store aircraft and equipment....
“Spirit of Lewis”
Together with my new paint, I also got a nose-art. Let the President in those days, the late CAF Colonel Bernard Delfino, explain us the origin of the name and the nose-art: “In the...
My first airshow - 3/3 : the return flight
Patrick was definitely the Wing member who surprized us most during this week-end : Because of his professional occupations, he was unable to be in Montbéliard on Saturday July 3. Nevertheless, he still decided...
My first airshow - 2/3 : the Big Day !
SATURDAY, JULY 3, 2004 Knowing that we needed to get some pictures of our Piper Cub in its natural element, Jean-Claude immediately organized a formation flight. Gilles and Philippe jumped on board the Spirit...
My first airshow - 1/3 : Outbound flight
Week-end after week-end, groups of members came in turn to pet me like a little animal deserves it, til July 2, when was put up the final stroke of paint. The day after, on...
White stars, black stripes
Night of July 11, 1943, somewhere over the Mediterranean Sea. A fleet of about 150 C-47's and C-53's outbound Tunisia is approching Sicilia, carrying a mere 2300 paratroopers. The island is beeing re conquered,...
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