Le premier journal de
l’aéronautique hebdomadaire dans le monde
Fondé en Janvier 1909
éditeur : Stanley Spooner
Un journal dédié aux
intérêts, à la pratique et aux progrès des déplacements et des transports
Tous les articles parlant de Jean
ASSOLLANT au cours de l’année 1929.
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French air crash : A french commercial machine, flying on the Paris- Constantinople service, crashed in a fog and caught fire near Chalons-sur-Marne, on December 31. The pilot, M. Assolant, was only slightly injured. The machine carried no passengers. The freight was destroyed...
Another atantic fligt planned : ... Lotti, Jr., the backer of
the flight, who embarked on the United States liner President Roosevelt at
Cherbourg recently en route to New York to supervise final preparations. He
was accompanied by Jean Assolant, a well-known
French pilot, who will pilot the L'Oiseau Canari during the flight. This
monoplane, which has been so named on account of its bright yellow colour,
was shipped to the United State...
Atlantic flights : Two attempts to start an Atlantic flight from Old Orchard, Maine, on May 29, failed. The French machine,Bernard monoplane (Hispano-Suiza engine) flown by M. Lefevre and M. Assolant, took off successfully, but a petrolleak was discovered in a few moments and after dumping their large volume of petrol into the sea, the pilots landed. The American monoplane a Bellanca (Hispano Suiza)...
Latest .atlantic flight : Three french airmen, plus
a stowaway nuisance, flew the Atlantic from west to east on June 13-14 in a
Bernard monoplane fitted with a single 600-h.p. Hispano Suiza engine.The
pilot was M. Jean Assolant, the navigator, M.
Rene Lefevre, and the wireless operator, M. Ameno Lotti, jun. Their machine,
named the Yellow Bird, left Old Orchard, Maine, on June 13, and landed 30
hours later at Santander...
HISPANO SUIZA - THE ENGINE THAT HAS AGAIN MADE FLYING HISTORY - For the third time
the ATLANTIC FLOWN
At 3.10 p.m. on June 13th, the "YELLOW BIRD," piloted by JEAN ASSOLANT and navigated by RENE LEFEVRE (Wireless Operator : Bernard Lotti, Jr.), left Old Orchard, MAINE, U.S.A., and landed at SANTANDER, Spain, at 8 p.m., June 14th. 3,56O Miles in 28 hours 50 minutes...
Tthe twenty-five years'
old French airman, M. Assolant, who, with his
companions, last week flew the Atlantic in the " Yellow Bird," has quite
outdone Hollywood in matrimonial eccentricities and hustle honeymoons.
Married only a few days before, he was away gy air back to France - minus his
SCNTILLA MAGNETO SUCCES
The french Bernard monoplane,
fitted with the Hispano-Suiza engine, which crossed the Atlantic on June
13-14 piloted by M. Jean Assolant, the French
pilot, also bromght a success for the Scintilla magneto.
French military air display
An air display was given on july 7 by the French 34th Regiment of Aviation. Many types of military machines were on view, and every phase of military aviation was exhibited. Decorations were presented during the afternoon by Col. Assolant to the French airmen, who recently flew the Atlantic in the Bernard monoplane, one of whom was his son. This air display took place at Le Bourget.
Just a few of the aero
instruments and accessories exhibited by Marabini Aviation, Paris. The
compass used by Rene Lefevre, J. Assolant, and
A. Lotti for their Atlantic flight is seen on the left.
French airmen honoured by Spain
At the Madrid Aero Club
a banquet was recently given in honour of the French airmen, MM. Assolant, Lefevre and Lotti, who flew from America
to Spain in June this year.
The Yellow Bird's tour
MM. Assolant and Lefevre, who have
been making a European tour in the Yellow Bird, returned to France last
Saturday, August 31.
François- Xavier Bibert - 12/2008