Tag: Roland Garros

Baptiste Salis reenacts Garros’ first flight across the Mediteranean Sea in Morane replica

Baptiste Salis, a well-known French vintage aircraft and warbird pilot, left from Fréjus in southern France this morning at 8:21 AM and landed and Bizerta in Tunisia at 4:05PM, reenacting Rolland Garros’ first flight across the Mediteranean Sea a hundred years ago on 23 September 1913. Salis flew a Morane-Saulnier Type G replica built for …

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Morane-Saulnier Type G replica to cross the Mediterranean

The French association Replic’Air recently finished the construction of a Morane-Saulnier Type G replica, which will be used to cross the Mediterranean sea on September 22, to commemorate the first crossing of that body of water by Roland Garros in 1913. The replica is powered by a Rotec engine, which is similar to the original …

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