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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #241 on: January 02, 2017, 07:12:35 pm »
From the diminutive size, prominent cabane and ample landing gear legs, and knowing the time period, my guess would be a Farman F.451 Moustique II for the aircraft obscured by the Weymann and a bathing beauty on the left.



By way of Luftwaffe-Research-Group, a photo with a few odd types

The center aircraft is the Weymann 230/231 discussed elsewhere on this forum. But the aircraft on the left and the right of the Weymann are stumping people.

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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #242 on: March 01, 2017, 08:03:58 am »

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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #243 on: March 14, 2017, 05:53:03 am »
Hi,

here is a Renault helicopter Project of 1912,from TU issue 122.

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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #244 on: March 14, 2017, 07:03:10 am »
With reference to the second illustration in the foregoing post, I'm left wondering whether, rather than being a helicopter, this was a machine for performing trepanations!

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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #245 on: March 14, 2017, 09:31:51 am »
My dear Avion,

here is the rest of the article to can judge.

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #246 on: March 15, 2017, 05:57:23 am »
In the Trait d'Union #208 (Mar-Apr 2003): "in 1934, someone named Goudant designed a flying boat with variable area wing. Two half wings (of 6.25m x 2m) disappear inside the the thick wing. 4 engines, speed near 300km/h, not built."

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http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6576063q/f7.image.r=Goudant%20hydravion

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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #247 on: March 24, 2017, 06:24:47 am »
Hi,

was it a French airplane ?,Trois Amis ?.

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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #248 on: March 24, 2017, 08:05:29 am »
I think not - even though there's no 'snow on its boots' in the drawing! If you take a look at http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,5786.0/nowap.html it would appear that this aeroplane is Russian. Maybe the French periodical, from which your extract emanates, translated Tri Druga as Trois Amis. Maybe if Flight had featured it, the translation would have been Three Comrades!
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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #249 on: March 24, 2017, 09:21:12 am »
Many thanks my dear Avion,

I thought wrong it was a French,because its name ?.

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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #250 on: March 24, 2017, 04:57:07 pm »
... Maybe if Flight had featured it, the translation would have been Three Comrades!

 ;D  But Flight did feature the Tri Druga!  Alas, they went with a rather dull translation -- "three friends:P

https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1928/1928%20-%201032.html


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« Reply #251 on: March 25, 2017, 04:01:18 am »
..... but it might have been less dull if it had featured in the Daily Mail - which probably would have translated its name as Three Commie B#######s! After all, this aeroplane emerged only four years after it published the Zinoviev Letter.

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Re: Little-Known French Projects and Prototypes
« Reply #252 on: April 21, 2017, 06:35:38 am »
Hi,

here is a canard seaplane which designed by Charles Nungesser.

http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b9023255f.r=hydravion.langEN

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #253 on: June 04, 2017, 08:35:10 am »
here is the Carmier T-10 light aircraft.


http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6556104n/f2.image

This designer,Carmier,also had some unbuilt Projects,such as a two-seat low-wing sporting monoplane.