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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2014, 09:34:46 am »
Are you familiar with the title, La Ligne, author unknown ?  It was referenced during my search for information on the Lateceore 300 series of flying boats many years ago. I was able to obtain loan of a copy via the interlibrary loan system & although I cannot read French, was able to discern quite a bit of info related to the operations of the 301 & 302 boats. I took liberty to copy the relevant pages, gave them to a friends daughter for translation & never saw them again. Unfortunately I became very busy with more important things & somehow lost all the information. Any help from any source is appreciated in renewing this project.

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2014, 02:44:17 pm »
Hi Skyrayder,


the same problem,I have a more info about them,but only in French language,may
be someone can help.

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2014, 10:51:34 am »
Are you familiar with the title, La Ligne, author unknown ?  It was referenced during my search for information on the Lateceore 300 series of flying boats many years ago. I was able to obtain loan of a copy via the interlibrary loan system & although I cannot read French, was able to discern quite a bit of info related to the operations of the 301 & 302 boats. I took liberty to copy the relevant pages, gave them to a friends daughter for translation & never saw them again. Unfortunately I became very busy with more important things & somehow lost all the information. Any help from any source is appreciated in renewing this project.

Hi,
I'm not familiar with this particular book. The words "la Ligne" were commonly used to describe the Latécoère and later Aéropostale airline. Do you have any other details, such as a publisher's name ?
Adrien

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #18 on: March 12, 2014, 10:55:12 am »
the Mirage III  Mirage III – Les monoréacteurs Dassault à aile delta, by Bernard Chenel, Éric Moreau & Michel Liebert, DTU, three volumes is an excellent series - tome 4 covering overseas operators of the Mirage III/V series has just been released and an excellent update

   

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #19 on: March 15, 2014, 07:37:52 am »
I contacted the Musee d'lHydraviation via fb, this is the info so far, La Ligne-Jean Gerard Fleury-1944-Edition Gallimard. Also messaged the 'information officer' at the Musee.
My questions are:
1. Does La Ligne contain operational info on Late 300, 301 & 302

2. If so, is it significantly more than would be found in:
     les grands Latecoere sur l'Atlantique - Marie-Paule Vie-Klaze - editions Denoel 1981
or
     Latecoere, les avions et hydravions - Jean Cuny - Docavia #34 -1992

I am awaiting their reply. Further information is appreciated.

Regards, Ray
 

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #20 on: March 15, 2014, 09:21:53 am »
My favorite French aircraft/Engine, people, history book is
"Vingt-Cinq Ans D'Aeronautique Francaise 1907-1932"
It comes in Two massive, part-leather bound volumes that are a large 11.5 x 15.25 size, and together, they weigh 26 Lbs! There are some 1300 regular pages, and several dozen additional large foldout charts and maps. There are technical specification and performance figures, and it also covers the engines in very fine detail, often with several close-up views from different angles, along with the specification charts, Also covers the designers, manufacturers, records, histories, and MOST of the International Paris Air shows, (from the beginning, up through the 1930s.and others. MOST of the MANY hundreds of photos, are either half-page, or full -page size on heavy glossy pages. Just filled to brimming with info and photos and history, from the well known, to the most obscure, one-of-a-kinds, and experimentals. One of the best aviation books ever  ;D  for MY tastes..



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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #21 on: March 15, 2014, 09:45:10 am »
Wow! You're a lucky fellow to own these, I believe they are quite rare, especially in such impeccable condition!

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2014, 08:28:47 am »
Major update, adding many monographs.

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #23 on: May 31, 2014, 01:52:10 am »
Added special issues of the Trait d'Union: Hurel-Dubois, Trident, SO.90.

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2014, 09:16:24 am »
Added the book about naval aircraft 1910-1942.

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #25 on: October 12, 2014, 05:56:21 am »
Several books added:
- the recent Icare issue about Gourdou-Leseurre
- the recent book by Vielle about the Dassault Mercure
- the future book by Gaborieau about light aircraft
- a book about Mathis engines
- an older book by Jouhaud about French gliding

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #26 on: October 21, 2014, 06:22:04 am »
Added books about Moineau and Rougé.

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #27 on: October 26, 2014, 08:34:29 am »
Added the book by René Leduc.

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #28 on: December 23, 2014, 05:35:24 am »
Added the book about Levavasseur.

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Re: List of reference books by period or manufacturer: French aircraft
« Reply #29 on: February 07, 2015, 10:24:48 am »
Added the article about Mulot.