Part of Musée de l'air at Le Bourget. This Flying fortress was delivered to USAAF in January 1945 (44-8889) and assigned to 8th Air Force in England. Sold to French IGN for aerial mapping in 1954 and finally WFU in 1974 Given to the museum where it is still stored in a non-public aerea.
The Br 1001 was France's response to the NATO requirement for a light-weight strike aircraft that was eventually won by Fiat with its G-91. The Taon (anagram of NATO) first flew in 1957. Here in the Bourget museum.
Initially delivered to RAF as Sunderland Mk.III (JM719) in Aug 1943, converted to Mk.V in Sep 1944. Became a Sandringham 7 for BOAC as G-AKCO in Jul 1947, then sold in Australia as VH-APG in 1955 and finally to RAI in French Polynesia in 1958 until wfu in 1970. Joined the Musée de l'air in Paris in 1978. Unfortunately the aircraft was severely damaged in Feb 1984 by a strong storm.
Served within USAF until 1978. Became N49548 and was delivered in October 1984 to Paris-le Bourget for conversion by UTA to Guppy 201 but conversion was not undertaken and the aircraft was loaned to Musee de l'Air. Finally given to a local air museum in Nancy, France. Unfortunately scrapped when the museum went bankrupt in 2004. Only tail is preserved at Zruc airpark in Czech Republic.
Front view of the DH.89 preserved in the Musée de l'Air. Formerly HG721 and G-ALGB, the aircraft was operated in France by the state Service de l'Aviation Légère et Sportive (SALS) and used for parachuting from Chalon-sur-Saône - Champforgeuil.
The Morane-Saulnier AI was conceived as a fighter in 1917. It was mainly used as an advanced trainer and also as a cvilian aerobatic aircraft. This one was flown by Alfred Fronval, chief pilot of Morane-Saulnier.
Initially built for Pan American in 1947 as N86520; Later sold to Air France as F-BAZR which used it in the Fifties. Finaly used as flying test bed for Bastan trurboprop engine. Wfu in 1975 and preserved in Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace.