Must-sees at the museum

1 – Clock: Charles and Robert’s balloon, knows as “Charlières”

Grande Galerie / Pioneers Hall
An example of “balloon mania” at the end of the 18th century

2 – Dupuy-de-Lôme airship basket

Grande Galerie / Pioneers Hall
A 19th century arm-powered airship basket

3 – Santos-Dumont Demoiselle

Grande Galerie / Pioneers Hall
One of the first mass-produced airplanes

4 – Oil on canvas: Voisin brothers’ workshop in Billancourt

Grande Galerie / Pioneers Hall
A painting depicting aviation’s Belle Époque

5 – Nieuport Type XI bébé

Grande Galerie / Great War Hall
An aircraft emblematic of the World War I fighters

6 – Bréguet XIX TF Super Bidon Point d’Interrogation

Interwar Hall
The first aircraft to fly east-west from Paris to New Yorkt

7 – Pescara helicopter

Helicopter Hall
The beginnings of the helicopter

8 – Yakovlev Yak-3

Normandie-Niemen Hall
The last existing original aircraft of the Normandie-Niemen Fighter Group

9 – Douglas C-47 Skytrain

World War II Hall
One of the most produced aircraft in history

10 – Dassault Mystère IV A-01

Prototype Hall
The first French fighter to break the sound barrier

11 – Dassault Mirage 2000-01

Cocarde Hall, French military aviation
The prototype of one of the current French Air and Space Force aircraft

12 – Concorde F-WTSS et Concorde F-BTSD

Concorde Hall
The 001 prototype of the legendary supersonic airliner and the record-breaking Concorde Sierra Delta

13 – Soyouz T-6 capsule

Space Hall
A genuine spaceship and one of the few objects to return from space

14 – Boeing 747-128

The Jumbo Jet, the aircraft that revolutionised air transport