A more complete test of my micro machine. My thanks to camerawoman Patricia of Aéroglisseurs Atlantique, to Pascal, Eric and all the members of Air de Glisse, to CE Dassault Systèmes and CE Dassault Aviation Maquettisme, and to David Lesage for helping me in the build. A special thanks to Michel for the transport!
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