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    (I don't know if the post is in the right place)
    Small visit this weekend in the Somme .
    https://www.rue-baiedesomme.com/cult...A8res-caudron/
    The "museum" includes only one room adjacent to the tourist office but it is very nice and interesting. A lot of objects, reading : about the Caudron squadrons in 14/18, the first flying school of the world created in Le Crotoy where Bessie Coleman the first afro-american women gets her pilote licence etc.... and especially beautiful models at 1/10 scale.
    I refer you on wiki for the history of the Caudron brothers
    https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fr%C3%A8res_Caudron
    https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soci%C...avions_Caudron
    Caudron G3








    Caudron G4 escadrille C202 1916




    Caudron C280 Phaléne



    Caudron C580



    Caudron Simoun



    les vitraux du bureau à Guyancourt








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    An interesting hole-in-the-wall. Thanks for posting!

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    Fine here Fox, and some very interesting pictures.
    Thanks for posting this.
    Rob.
    "Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death."

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    Thank you for posting about this museum.
    So how many books are in your personal library?

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    Interesting place. Thanks for posting (I'm a sucker for stained glass).
    Karl
    It is impossible for a man to begin to learn what he thinks he knows. -- Epictetus

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    Very nice! Some small museums have great items and displays.

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    What great looking models

    "He is wise who watches"

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    Thank you for this visit Fox
    The Somme is in addition a place impossible to circumvent of the great war, if one goes until Paris then there will be a good complement with " real " Caudron has to see at the museum of the air of space M.A.E Le Bourget impossible to circumvent also ! : https://www.museeairespace.fr

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    Caudron C 60

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    Caudron Renault C.635 Simoun

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    Caudron G IV

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    Caudron 714 R

    Photos (c) pyperpote.tonsite.biz

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    Nice photos, I wasn't aware that Caudron built aircraft after the war.

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    Many thanks for posting the photos.
    I laugh in the face of danger - then I hide until it goes away!

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    Nice

    And I completed this one yesterday...
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    Many years ago I watched the G3 at Old Rhinebeck do a test circuit - a wonderful machine

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    Thank you for telling us about the museum and sharing your photographs, Fox.

    Thank you too for your photographs, Bruno and Paul.

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    Very nice post thanks for the pictures.

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    Fox - a belated thank you for posting the museum pics, especially the G.4. I was motivated to paint one using this one as a model.



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