PARIS AIRFIELDS 4th-8th MAY 2011

Photographs Chris Chatfield

On this trip over 1500 aircraft were noted, with daily visits to Paris Charles de Gaulle producing over 400.

Here at Charles de Gaulle we see the regular TAM A330 PT-MVR and Onur Air A321 TC-ONS in front of Martinair MD-11 PH-MCP

Persan-Beaumont produced 112 aircraft including Piel CP.60 Diamant c/n 01 F-PJXP and Robin HR.200/120 c/n 52 F-BXEX intended at one time to be G-BCMX

Le Plessis-Belleville added 91 to the tally with Stearman F-AZGJ, North American Texan T-6G F-AZSR as Navy 05-SF, Jurca F-PCPR

Meaux added a further 78 aircraft including Robin DR.400/180 F-GFXS

Le Bourget added 95 to the tally and then Toussus-le-Noble a further 246 including two T-6's F-BJBH and F-BJBJ and two Falcons' 124 and 238 ex Air France Technical school

St Cyr produced 103 aircraft including Piper J-3C-65 Cub F-BFBP, DR.221 Dauphin F-BOZU, and Piper PA-28-181 F-GCJK

two visits to Orly saw 114 added and at Lognes 121 aircraft were added included Yak 52 RA-3559K, AN-2 SP-FVM PZL-101 RA-3643K plus Medic Eurocopter F-GTKB

Chelles added a mere 18 and Coulommiers another 80. Under restoration was YAK 3 F-AZZX/N3YK after delivery from Tulsa OK museum. Flying was Duo Discus F-CHTU whilst hangared were gyrocopter 77-ALG and Magni M.24 Orion 75-XR


Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd is registered in England and Wales - Company number 931016 - Registered Office Victoria House, Stanbridge Park, Staplefield Lane, Staplefield, W Sussex RH17 6AS

Go Back to Main Page