Category Archive: Walkarounds

Jan 06 2012

Walkaround: Morane Type H

Morane Type H F-AZMS Simon Gratien

This 1913 Morane Type H was restored in the nineties and is flown by the Amical Jean-Baptiste Salis at La Ferté-Alais. It is a classic aircraft and a pleasure to the eye. Its French civil registration is F-AZMS. These pictures were taken at the annual meeting at La Ferté-Alais in 2011. All photos are by …

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Jan 02 2012

Walkaround: Morane-Saulnier MS.317

Morane-Saulnier MS.317 F-HCJD0058

These pictures are of a Morane-Saulnier MS.317 registered F-HCJD. They were taken at the annual meeting in La Ferté-Alais in 2011. The MS.317 was a re-engined MS.315, powered by a 220 hp Continental W-670K instead of the original 135 hp Salmson 9Nc. Some forty aircraft were converted in this manner in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Dec 23 2011

Walkaround: Stearman (Boeing) Model 75

Stearman F-AZGJ 0065

These photos of Stearman Model 75 registered F-AZGJ were taken in Le Plessis-Belleville (LFPP) on June 4, 2010 at the Commemorative Air Force French Wing’s annual fly-in. Le Plessis-Belleville is a short distance to the north of Paris and is home to many antique aircraft, many of which belong to members of the CAF’s French …

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