Tag Archive: Le Cercle des Machines Volantes

Jun 17 2017

France: Morane-Saulnier MS.230 damaged in landing accident

After being caught in a sudden gust of wind during landing, the Morane-Saulnier MS.230 of the Cercle des Machines Volantes association collided with ground installations, damaging the wings, engine, fuselage and landing gear. Fortunately, its pilot Frédéric Collinot, president of the CMV, was unhurt. The aircraft has been dismantled and returned to the CMV’s hangar where …

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Sep 14 2015

Latécoère 28 to be built in France

Le Cercle des Machines Volantes, based in the city of Compiègne, north of Paris, is planning to build a Latécoère 28, a legendary aircraft used by France’s Aéropostale airmail service in the 1930s. Thanks to the support of the Latécoère foundation, the CMV has acquired and scanned the entire blueprints for the aircraft and is …

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