A tribute to Georges Guynemer, 100 years after his death
100 years ago on September 11th, 1917, Captain Georges Guynemer plane crashed at the age of 22.
Legendary pilot of French aviation during Wolrd War I he got his pilot certification on March 1915 before joining to the famous Escadrille des Cigognes.
When he took off aboard Spad XIII surnamed "Le Vieux Charles" for the last time he was awarded for 53 victories.
Gilles Collaveri works as a passionate for the association "Aerocherche" and regularly searchs for historical aviationpieces.
Starting off on September 2nd he exhibits Guynemer relics in a dedicated area in the museum : a helmet, a German slab Guynemer touched down and a piece of the German plane which probably was involved in Guynemer's plane crash.
How do we find these Historical relics and what can they teach us ?
September 2nd at 4:00pm David Méchin and André Galliot, owner of Guynemer's relics tell us everything about the extraordinary story of these aviation pieces.
This conference is free of charge upon entrance ticket to the museum.
The exhibition takes place until end of September.