Discover the story of naval aviation, which is celebrating its centenary of existence (1910 - 2010)

 October 30th, 2010

1910 marks the birth of the Aerospace Maritime, later renamed, Naval Aviation.

Crossing the Channel by Blériot in July 1909 led the Navy to turn to aviation in 1910. It then provides over the years, airplanes, seaplanes, helicopters, airplanes, aircraft carriers, etc.. Since the end of World War II, Naval Aviation has developed strongly. It is currently very involved in all types of operations: deterrence, projection, protection, prevention, awareness and anticipation, on a national and international levels.