Aircraft Photo of F-AKCD | Bréguet 19 Super Bidon | France - Air Force | #55729
Registration / Serial:F-AKCD
Aircraft Original Type:Bréguet 19
Aircraft Generic Type:Bréguet 19
Aircraft Version:Bréguet 19 Super Bidon
C/n (msn):1
Operator / Titles:France - Air Force
Aircraft Name:Point d'Interrogation
City / Airship Base:Chalais-Meudon - Airfield / Airship Base (closed)Map
Airport Codes:None
Collection:Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace - Chalais Meudon
Photo Date:1 June 1975
Photo by:Mick Bajcar
Photo ID: 55729
Photo Comment

Prior to the move of the Musee de l'Air to Le Bourget, many aircraft were stored or displayed at Chalais Meudon. This Breguet, named "Point d'Interrogation" set a world distance record of 4,912 miles (7905 km) in September 1929 by flying from Le Bourget to Manchuria. In 1930 it completed the first successful East-West crossing of the Atlantic, flying from Paris to New York.

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