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Logbook: May 24th, 2009.

Logbook: May 24th, 2009.

The weather is still very rough: yesterday, 30 kts winds formed very hoarse seas. The regular boat from Terre Neuve had to stop her engines three times and got quite late in Saint Pierre. We had a shaky reconnaissance flight in a little twin engine aircraft,...

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Log book: May 22nd.

Saint Pierre, May 22nd 2009 The orthodromic route followed by modern aeroplanes is exactly the one followed by the Oiseau Blanc, with a South-East heading in the end to avoid the low pressure zone located North East of Terre Neuve, during the night of...

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The movie

B. Decré has asked Louis Pascal Couvelaire, renowned filmmaker, who was always fascinated by history, to make a 52 minutes documentary film about Charles Nungesser and mysteries surrounding his death, co-produced by Films Actarus (Lerouge Ophelia) and...

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Research expedition

From 20 May to 10 June 2009, with the assistance of the Secretariat of State for Overseas Territories, the Navy aboard the Fulmar, a patrol vessel based in St. Peter, the team of "A Research de l'Oiseau Blanc ", conducted by Bernard Decré...

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L'Oiseau Blanc (The White bird)

Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli had taken off on 8 May 1927, Le Bourget, at 5:20 in the morning wind from east to join New York in 36 hours, direct route ... We saw them fly Etretat, probably Southampton, then in Ireland , and some witnesses over...

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