Air France is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the first delivery and entry into service of the first Sud Aviation SE.210 Caravelle. The pictured Caravelle III F-BHRA was delivered on April 3, 1959.
The new type was introduced on May 6, 1959 on the Paris – Rome – Istanbul route.
Air France announced on social media:
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of La Caravelle, pride of the French aeronautic industry and a true icon of the jet age.
All above photos by Air France.
Air France aircraft slide show:
Below Copyright Photo: Air France Sud Aviation SE.210 Caravelle 3 F-BHRV (msn 59) CDG (Christian Volpati). Image: 906035.