Former registrations F-BDZT and F-WZBL. Originally built as an NC.853 with a Minié 4DC.30 engine. There were problems with this powerplant and stored NC.853s were auctioned in 1952 and converted to NC.854 or NC.858 standard with Continental engines.
Thirty years ago this was a standard colour scheme for a large part of the Royal Air Force fleet of Hawk, these day's its called a retro colour scheme. This Hawk was delivered in 1979 as T1, it was converted to T1A and later to T1W. The aircraft is stored at Shawbury since 2013.
The Donnet-Lévêque 'Flying Fish' was a succesful early flying boat, selling to Austria-Hungary, Denmark and Sweden.before WWI, and the precursor of the FBA (Schreck) types. This replica of a Type C model has wheels like the original prototype in 1912, and was first flown here at La Ferté-Alais by Edmond Salis on 16 November 2017.