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The learnings of June 2012 campaign

The learnings of June 2012 campaign

We are leaving Saint Pierre with great faith in the future: we have made tremendous progress. First campaign in 2009: we had the help of the GPDA (French Navy) divers and a sonar. In 10 days of work, we have started to understand the field. If we had...

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Last day of work

Last day of work

After 14 days, the 2012 search for L'Oiseau Blanc is over. The aircraft is still undiscovered, under the waters. But to understand the complexity of this task, it may be necessary to remind you, dear reader, that the research zone is very wide, and that...

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Update, June 20th 2012

Update, June 20th 2012

We arrived in the French territory of Saint Pierre & Miquelon, South of Newfoundland, on June 10th and installed all our new material on our boat, the "Zephyr". We started with the search for the "Ravenel", a fishing boat disappered in 1962. We made a...

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Preparation of June 2012 campaign!

The success of an expedition is very much a matter of preparation! Bernard Decre , President of the association “A la Recherche de l’Oiseau Blanc” (The search for White Bird), Nun gesser & Coli aircraft, which ditched aft er having crossed the Atlantic...

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Happy new year ahead!

Happy new year ahead!

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL! We would like to thank you all: our partners, our members, the Press, public and private administrations who have been helping us for the last 4 years. 2012 will be a very successful year: we are very proud to...

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Time to remember...

Time to remember...

This November 11th, the French President said we have to remember our heroes, dead for their country... Did he think of Charles Nungesser, the "Ace of Aces" and his navigator Francois Coli? We salute the commitment of Patrick Gandil, French Civil Aviation...

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Preparation of next campaign

Preparation of next campaign

Pierre Lenormand and I are in Saint Pierre for about 10 days, in order to prepare the next session of research. The weather does not help: Continuous fog since the beginning of May. We are investigating a new area, with local fishermen, where we could...

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