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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #135 on: February 23, 2014, 01:06:33 pm »
I'd have to be braver than I am to contradict M Claveau!

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #136 on: February 24, 2014, 07:10:42 am »

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #137 on: February 25, 2014, 04:24:38 am »
Hi,

The little known Lucien Chauviere Gyroptere of 1927,which powered by one
230 hp Renault engine.


Here is a strange drawing to Chauviere autogyro aircraft.


http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6568235f.image

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #138 on: March 03, 2014, 04:21:47 am »
Hi,


here is the Lachassagne AL-1 of 1912 and AL-2 of 1923 light tandem wing
aircraft,he complete his series up to AL-7.


http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6554755d/f13.image.r=l%27a%C3%A9rophile.langFR

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #139 on: March 03, 2014, 06:07:58 am »
Here's a photograph of the AL.1 of 1912 (from l'Aérophile, May 1935). Both the three view drawing and the photograph of the model, posted by Hesham, are of the AL.2 of 1923.
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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #140 on: March 03, 2014, 06:52:16 am »
Thank you Avion,


I knew that the AL-1 was appeared in 1912 and AL-2 appeared in 1923.

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #141 on: March 04, 2014, 07:55:51 am »
In the Trait d’Union #138, this is a mystery.
After the very classical Kellner-Bechereau E60 trainer (1st flight March 1940) is another 3-view drawing of twin-pusher with a weird wing. Nothing in the text there explains what this is. The only explanation I found could be a text 3 pages before in the introduction: "Béchereau designed a glider with a weird shape, a double crescent wing for a fighter project. From this glider project, Béchereau designed a motor-glider with two 7hp engines and the first drawer wing". The date seems between 1932 and 1936.


And here is the Bechereau glider and motor -glider strange concept of wing,from
L'Aerophile;


http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k65536639/f16.image.r=l%27a%C3%A9rophile.langFR

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #142 on: April 02, 2014, 09:10:43 am »
Hi,


the French designer Paul Schmitt built his first aircraft in 1910,after that came a long
series of aircraft and projects,began with P.S.1 up to P.S.14,I know that he after the
WW1 created an experimental aircraft,may be a seaplane,old source on Internet called
it,the Type 194,has anyone a more info about it ?.

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #143 on: April 03, 2014, 05:55:20 am »

the French designer Paul Schmitt built his first aircraft in 1910,after that came a long
series of aircraft and projects,began with P.S.1 up to P.S.14,I know that he after the
WW1 created an experimental aircraft,may be a seaplane,old source on Internet called
it,the Type 194,has anyone a more info about it ?.


By the way,


this Schmitt experimental aircraft mention in the Trait d'Union magazine index.

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #144 on: April 10, 2014, 01:02:26 pm »
Hennion light aircraft, from Les Ailes 28 Dec. 1939 and 1 Feb. 1940.
Adrien

There's more on the history of the Hennion to be found at http://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?128197-The-even-newer-%282014%29-Wot-plane-Quiz-Thread-Rules-In-Post-1&p=2129543#post2129543 (q.v. post #268).

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #145 on: May 24, 2014, 05:31:11 am »
Hi,


We know the designer Bechereau and his company SRAP,which created the T.7 light transport
aircraft;
http://www.aviafrance.com/s-r-a-p-t-7-aviation-france-9048.htm


The company also designed the SRAP T.11,a twin engined derivative aircraft project,and
could accommodated 11 passenger,power by two 230 hp Salmson 9 Ab engines.

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #146 on: July 03, 2014, 05:20:13 am »
From Aerophile 1917;


consider a strange idea from the aviator Guynemer.

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #147 on: July 03, 2014, 08:17:40 am »
No, it was not 1st April... It reminds me of this crazy German project for "Punktlandung":
http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,2733.msg152468.html#msg152468


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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #148 on: July 03, 2014, 09:07:31 am »
No, it was not 1st April... It reminds me of this crazy German project for "Punktlandung":
http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,2733.msg152468.html#msg152468


May be only a dream my dear Adrien.

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Re: Little-known French projects and prototypes
« Reply #149 on: July 03, 2014, 10:30:12 am »
I wouldn't take the sketch too literally, it't just the visualisation of a idea. And that idea
maybe wasn't that crazy, as speeds still were relatively low back then and the jolt of an
emergency landing could well have been damped to acceptable levels for the pilot with a
mechanical damping system. Principally the crush-collapsible zone of nowadasy cars does
nothing else.
It takes a long time, before all mistakes are made ...