The Little Prince is Returned
Signature of the Convention between the Antoine de Saint Exupéry Youth Foundation, the Air & Space Museum of Le Bourget near Paris and French Air Force for the Art exhibition “Le Petit Prince est revenu” 2020-2024
New tour exhibition : Le Petit Prince est Revenu - The Little Prince is Returned
On 21st June 2019, a convention was signed between the Antoine de Saint Exupéry Youth Foundation, represented by Francois D’Agay and Col. Herve de Saint Exupéry, Anne-Catherine Robert-Hauglustaine, Director of the Air and Space Museum and the General Guillaume Letanelet, Representing French Air Force.
My sculpture of the Little Prince with the Fox on the airmail envelopes created in tribute to the pilots of the first French Air Mail Company, Latécocère-Aeropostale, will stay in the Museum near the Caudron Simoun, plane used by Antoine de Saint Exupery when he tempted the speed record between Paris and Saigon in 1935 and which unfortunately ended in a crash in the desert of Libya ... And that's where the story of the meeting of the little prince with the pilot begins ...
Interview of the Ambassador of ESA, the first European woman in Space, Claudie Haigneré, in front of my sculpture of the Little Prince made in memory of the pioneer of the air mail line Latecoere-Aeropostale. Now the sculpture is placed in the Museum of Air & Space in Le Bourget, near Paris. Beside is the Caudron Simoun, plane used by Antoine de Saint Exupéry, along with his mechanic-navigator André Prévot, and crashed on 30 December 1935 in the Libyan desert, during an attempt to break the speed record in a Paris-to-Saigon air race
Interview of the French offshore yacht racer François Gabart, who set in 2017 the world speed record for sailing in solo around the globe