The collections



 
THE PROTOTYPES (1945-1970) AND FRENCH AIR FORCE (1950-1980) HALL 

This hall regroups 20 French prototypes which are a testimony to the very high creativity of French aeronautical industry following World War Two, together with the major fighter aircraft in service in the French Air Force since 1950.

BETWEEN THE TWO WORLD WARS AND LIGH AVIATION (1920-1970) 

Home-made aircraft, aerobatics aircraft, vintage gliders and a collection of autogyros.

THE HALL OF SPACE 

A collection of scale 1 models of launchers and satellites, ranging from the 1957 Sputnik to the Ariane rocket. An outstanding item of this collection is Soyuz T6's re-entry module.

THE MAIN GALLERY 

Located in the former Le Bourget Air Terminal, this gallery exhibits: 
- The history of aerostation during the 18th and 9th centuries, through a collection of artwork  and technical artifacts. 
- A collection of the earliest flying machines, from 1879 to the end of World War One. 

THE CONCORDE HALL 

This hall, built in 1996, exhibits the Concorde 001 prototype together with the Museum's raciest World War Two fighter aircraft.

THE TARMAC 

With the foot of the models of the launchers Ariane 1 and Ariane 5, a choice of transport aircraft and combat planes. 

THE STORAGE FACILITIES 

... (The Storage Facilities are open to the public during the Heritage Days - Journées du Patrimoine -).

THE ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNER MUSEUMS 

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