This website uses cookies to manage authentication, navigation, and other functions. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

The cart is empty

SHIPPING CHARGES OFFERED FROM 60 EUROS OF PURCHASE!

×

Message

cURL failed. Error: Connection timed out after 1000 milliseconds

Thompson Trophy 1936 - oil on canvas

Caudron Détroyat peinture
Caudron Détroyat peintureCaudron Détroyat detail 1Caudron Détroyat detail 2


Specifications

80 x 65 cm
Pierre-Marie Unal (France)

Los Angeles, September 1936. Michel Détroyat is invited by the National air Races to compete at the Thompson Trophy which takes place at Los Angeles. His aircraft is a Caudron C-460 with retractable landing gear. The Renault engine is less powerfull than his rivals, but the Caudron is technologically more advanced. It has a variable pitch propeller that gives a better efficiency. To the general surprise, Michel Détroyat wins the pretigious trophy and beats easely his American rivals like Earl Ortman who flies the powerfull yelllow Marcoux Bromberg R3.

Order a painting

Most of the paintings shown in the galleries are sold excepted if you see the mention "available". But you can also order a painting on commission. For all enquiries, please use the contact form or call me directly (+33 682 321 809). You'll find at that link "available painting" all the paintings that are still available for sell. Thanks for your interest !
 

 Ordering a painting 

Artist's Galleries