F-ANPG  Potez 62                                          (c/n  3809/1)


                                     Twenty-three Potez 62s were delivered between 1934 and 1936.  They were mainly used on Air
                                     France's European routes and were a common sight at Croydon before WW II.  Although made
                                     of plywood, the aircraft had external longitudinal stiffeners which gave it a corrugated metal appear-
                                     ance.   As can be seen, I have very few photographs of pre WW II Air France aircraft.  The above
                                     shot came from the airline in the late 1940s.    The John Player & Sons cigarette card rendition of
                                     the same aircraft (below) shows Air France's blue and silver livery to good advantage.