Perpetuating the memory and the works of the pioneers of aeronautics,
Latécoère Airlines and Aéropostale
“I have gone over all the calculations again,
they confirm the opinion of the experts:
Our project is unachievable.
The only thing we can do now is:
Pierre-Georges Latécoère is the creator of airmail and of the intercontinental airlines linking France to Africa and South America, which became l'Aéropostale and then Air France.
Initiator of the Toulouse aeronautics industry, Pierre-Georges Latécoère has produced 80 types of planes and seaplanes, winning 32 world records.
The Latécoère Foundation aims to maintain and promote the memory of aeronautics and its pioneers. By passing on the values of Pierre-Georges Latécoère, it also works to inspire new generations to take up the challenges of the future, including the transition to low-carbon aviation.
L'Envol des Pionniers
Museum located on the historic site of the Latécoère factories in Montaudran (Toulouse, France) telling the story of the Latécoère Airline and Aéropostale, and its many pioneers.
Reconstruction of Latécoère Planes
1:1 Static Latécoère 28
Construction of a non-flying full-scale replica of the legendary Latécoère 28 by the Laté 28 Association (Toulouse, France). Pierre-Elzéar Latécoère is proud to be its honorary president.
Historical Air Rallies
Historical Air Raid on the tracks of the airlines created by Pierre-Georges Latécoère. Supporting cultural and solidarity projects in the countries crossed . Pierre-Elzéar Latécoère is honoured to be the patron of the 2022 and 2023 editions.
Rallye Toulouse – Saint-Louis
"Toulouse - Tarfaya - Saint-Louis" air rally created in 1983 on the historic route of the Latécoère and Aéropostale Airlines. With more than 10,000 km of route, this competition has become the largest regular air rally in the world.
Awarding of Prizes
Les Ailes de Yoan
Participation in the Raid Latécoère-Aéropostale 2022 by a crew of Yoan's friends, whom they met at the Air France cadet pilot school, to honour his memory and realise his dream.
Modelisation & Innovation
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