27 septembre 2014

Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, France, 25/08/2014. Text: Jean-Luc

Almost 1 year after my first visit there, (pictures are visible on this blog, several pages backward), I have returned to Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, in Bourgogne region, France. It is located along A6 highway, exit Savigny-les-Beaune. The main goal of this second visit was to shoot a few aircrafts I was unable to picture last year, due to lack of time and stair! In fact, the main collection of around 80 fighters and helicopters are exhibited outside, in various state of preservation and often parked very close each from the other and... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2014

Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, 25/08/2014. Overall views. Photos: Jean-Luc

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27 septembre 2014

Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, 25/08/2014. De Havilland DH-112 Venom and DH-115 Vampire. Photos: Jean-Luc

Venom FB.51 Swiss Air Force J-1545   Vampire T.55 Irish Air Corps 185
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27 septembre 2014

Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, 25/08/2014. Belgian Air Force aircrafts. Photos: Jean-Luc

Fouga CM-170 Magister MT-33 N°290 Hawker Hunter F4 ID-44, pending restoration Lockheed F-104G Starfighter FX-90 (moved near the castle's entry) General Dynamics F-16A Block 10D FA-55, latest addition to the collection. Dassault Mirage 5BA BA-08
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27 septembre 2014

Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, 25/08/2014. Dassault Ouragan, Mystère II/B2 and IV A French Air Force. Photos: Jean-Luc

MD-450 Ouragan 4-US N°230     MD-452 Mystère II 013   MD-452 Super Mystère B2 02   MD-452 Super Mystère B2 12-YG N°69   MD-454 Mystère IV A 2-EY N°289   MD-454 Mystère IV A 8-QP N°39 (collection's latest restoration)   MD-454 Mystère IV A 314-TB N°37
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27 septembre 2014

Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, 25/08/2014. SEPECAT Jaguar A and E. Photos: Jean-Luc

Jaguar A French Air Force 7-HJ N°72 Jaguar E French Air Force 339-WF N°10
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27 septembre 2014

Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, 25/08/2014. North American AT-6G Harvard II French Air Force 88-10673. Photo: Jean-Luc

False markings, last operator: Portuguese Air Force  
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27 septembre 2014

Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, 25/08/2014. Wrecks awaiting restoration and aircrafts parts. Photos: Jean-Luc

Dassault MD-452 Super Mystère B2 French Air Force 12-YS N° 118   Dassault Mirage IIIE French Air Force 13-QL N°402 Republic F-84F French Air Force 4-VF Cockpits and engines inside hangar
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27 septembre 2014

Savigny-les-Beaune Castle, 25/08/2014. Helicopters. Photos: Jean-Luc

Sikorsky H-19D French Air Force CCV / WAD-129   Sud-Est 3130 Alouette II Gendarmerie Française F-MJBD N°1247   Mil-Mi 2M Czech Air Force 0625
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