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Dufaux Airplanes & Helicopters

hesham

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Hi,

Brothers Armand and Henri Dufaux built two helicopters in 1900 and 1905,No.1 and No.2
respectively,and No.3 was a triplane experimental airplane of 1908,followed by No.4,a single
seat tractor biplane of 1909,powered by one Antoinette engine,the No.5 was improved version
and powered by one Gnome engine,that had been happened in Switzerland.

In France,Armand Dufaux formed Societe pour la Construction et l’Entretien d'Avions, Paris in
1914,he designed and built the C.1,it was a two-seat fighter biplane,and it had extraordinary
shape,by mounted the propeller in the middle of the fuselage behind cockpit,powered by one
110 Le Rhone engine in 1915.

At 1916 he created the Canon-Fighter,it was a single seat fighter with 37-mm Hotchkiss cannon,
powered by two rotary engines,remained a Project and its estimated speed was 200 km/h.
 

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