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Air France Bloch, Savoia Marchetti S.73, Bloch, Air France, Croydon

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This Bloch 220 16-seat airliner with two 985hp Gnome Rhone engines gained the unofficial Blue Ribbon record on the London-Paris service, which it had begun to serve on 27th March 1938. Air France operated a total of sixteen of these advanced airliners; some survived WW2.This Air France Bloch 220 was pictured at Croydon during 1939 with an Italian built Savoia Marchetti S.73 three-engine airliner in the background.Croydon AirportCroydon AerodromeF-AOHJP004357

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Color Black & White
Keywords Planes,Flying,Transport ,Aviation ,1930s
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1938
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