Escadrilles LA FAYETTE et LES CIGOGNES
55 Meuse City :
Les Hauts-de-Chée Bar le Duc
48Â°52.053 N 5Â°10.987 E
The CondÃ©-en-Barrois Airfield, home to the Aeroclub du Sud Meusien.
Take the D3 E from Chalons-en-Champagne then the D994 SE all the way to Bar-le-Duc. From there take the D1916 to Naives-Rosieres and then the D28 NW to Les Hauts-de-ChÃ©e. As soon as the D28 merges with the D155 turn S on the Rue de Saint-Mihiel and follow it E to the Aeroclub du Sud Musien/CondÃ©-en-Barrois Airfield.
In tribute to the French and American pilots of "La fayette" and "Cigognes" Squadrons that flew combat missions out of Bar-le-Duc in 1918. E. Rickenbacker, E.C. Parsons, G. Guynemer, and R. Fonck distinguished themselves amongst them.
September 28th 2008
Notified by : Fabrice Loubette.
Record added 05/03/2012 12/02/2019.
Photos : LOMBART (01/12/2018, 02/06/2019), Fabrice Loubette (02/2012), Jean-Loup Frommer (07/2017, 27/03/2018).
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