• Article

    July, 2nd 2019

    From the “penguin system” to full flight simulators

    As early as 1919, pioneering airlines faced the challenge of training their pilots.

    BOISGONTIER Gilbert
  • Article

    June, 11th 2019

    The Caravelle Years

    On May 6, 1959, the Caravelle F-BHRA "Alsace" in Air France colours took off from Orly for Rome, Athens and Istanbul. 60 years ago, the illustrious career of an iconic aircraft began.

    © COLLECTION AIR FRANCE - MUSÉE AIR FRANCE. DR
  • Article

    May, 29th 2019

    Happy anniversary, Airbus!

    Today, Airbus is celebrating its 50th anniversary. This is an ideal opportunity to look back at the uninterrupted collaboration between Air France and the aircraft manufacturer over the past 45 years.

    © COLLECTION AIR FRANCE - MUSÉE AIR FRANCE. DR

Air France Saga

85 ans years

Since October 7, 2018, Air France has been celebrating its 85th anniversary and is launching a period of several months of festivities on the theme of innovation in all its forms, within a company which is resolutely looking to the future.

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First flight of Concorde fifty years ago

2 March 1969. The eyes of the 400 journalists and thousands of onlookers massed on the perimeter of Toulouse-Blagnac are glued to the spindly outline of the prototype “Concorde 001” at the far end of the runway.



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