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    November, 14th 2017

    Air France in the satellite age

    Summer 1962, 55 years ago, Air France provided its modest but historic contribution to the development of a technological means that is now essential in terms of international communications.


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    November, 14th 2017

    What exactly is a periscopic sextant ?

    In 1958, Air France equipped its "Super Starliner" with a new navigation instrument : a periscopic sextant. A first in commercial aviation!


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    November, 22nd 2017

    Concorde se pose à New York

    Parti de Roissy à 11h12*, le Concorde d'Air France inaugure la liaison Paris-New York pour atterrir sur la piste de l’aéroport Kennedy à 8h47* le 22 novembre 1977.


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