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Björn Andreasson/MFI Aircraft

hesham

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Hi,

Mr. Björn Andreasson was a Swedish designer at AB Flygindustri in 1942,before that he made
a hang glider at age 15,after several aircraft,he joined MFI as a Chief Designer.

BA-1 was a hang glider inspired by Pelzners P 1
BA-2 was itself the AB FLygindustri Fi.1,a single seat high-wing glider
BA-3 was itself the ,, ,, Fi.3,an assault glider to carry troops
BA-4 was a single seat aerobatic biplane
BA-4B was all-metal version
BA-5 was itself SAI KZ-VII,a high-wing utility aircraft
BA-6 was a single seat light monoplane aircraft
BA-7 was a side-by-side two-seat light and trainer monoplane,later developed
into MFI-9
BA-8 was itself SAI KZ-VIII,a single seat low-wing sporting aircraft
BA-9 -----?
BA-10 -----?
BA-11 was a two-seat aerobatic biplane aircraft
BA-12 was a single-seat ultralight aircraft
BA-13 -----?
BA-14 was a two-seat light high-wing monoplane aircraft,with V-tail
https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1987/1987%20-%200017.html

http://lae.blogg.se/2011/may/110517-mfi-9-50-ar.html

For a MFI company,its products are very known;

MFI-9,MFI-10,MFI-13 (was a car,not aircraft),MFI-15,MFI-17 & MFI-18.
 

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By the way,

the AB Flygindustri company which formed in 1937,later became Malmö Flygindustri or
MFI 1959,it began its series by Fi.1,Fi.2 & Fi.3,the unknown designs were from Fi.4 to
Fi.8,and the Fi.9 redesigned as MFI.9.
 

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Hi,

BA-15 was a 5/6 seat light transport airplane Project,powered by one Lycoming IO-720 engine,
later called MFI-22.

MFI-23 was a float version of Ba.14

Also a drawing to Ba.12

http://forum3.sff.n.se/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1386
 

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Very nice, hesham, Andreasson is an underappreciated designer. He was also an engineer in the San Diego area (Convair?) for a quite a few years and active in homebuilding, the original BA-7 he built himself was different from the later productions versions. It's all-moving tail surfaces may have influenced another homebuilt aircraft designer working at Convair, Bud Evans of Volksplane fame. Here is a pic, note the upright all-moving vertical tail unlike the swept two-piece production version:



Source: http://lae.blogg.se/2016/february/bjorn-andreasson-skriver-om-sin-ba-7-1959.html

And one of the BA-12 ultralight:



Source: http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000427541.html
 

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Thank you my dear Cluttonfred.
 

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From Ailes 12/5/1961,

the BA.6.
 

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