Centenary of the first aircraft carrier landing

2021/06/30
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On October 20, 1920, Lieutenant Paul Teste made history by making the first successful deck landing in the French Navy.

On October 20, 1920, Lieutenant Paul Teste made history by making the first successful deck landing in the French Navy.

An official ceremony was taking place on Friday, June 25, 2021, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first landing of a naval aircraft on a French aircraft carrier.

On this occasion, a commemorative sculpture was erected at the Landivisiau Naval Air Base.

Dassault Aviation is supporting this event, and as a result, the influence of naval aviation.

Rafale M deck-landing on Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier
Rafale M deck-landing on Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier
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