Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Did you know that 182 French pilotes were called "un As" in the first world war?

A pilot had to have 5 victories over the enemy to be called " Un As". Of course we also use the word "as " in card games, if you are keen on playing " la belote" or " le bridge" you'll know that you have:
L' as de pique, l'as de cœur, l'as de carreau et l'as de trèfle.
If you missed the talk on Les aviateurs et les aviatrices, why not go to the website of : Le musée de l'air et de l'espace, you'll see wonderful photos or to the Bristol museum where there is an exhibition on the history of aviation until the end of January 2011.
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