CLEARANCE: Above Top Secret
- May 26, 2006
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Nor do I, but I do think that it would be helpful, in text accompanying a post, to distinguish between (a) projects which existed only on paper and (b) prototypes and 'one-offs' which actually were built and flown.
From Ailes 12/7/1958,From Ailes 3/9/1955,
here is a ultra-light tandem wing aircraft Project,designed by Daniel Robert Bancharelle,his concept looks like G. C. Richard,
and by the way he was a well known pilot.
Les Ailes : journal hebdomadaire de la locomotion aérienne / directeur, rédacteur en chef, Georges Houard | 1955-09-03 | Gallica
Hi, Mr. G.C. Richard was anther French designer (we spoke before about Paul-Aime Richard), he created many aircraft Projects,unfortunately I displayed many of them before,but I didn't know it is from one inventor. He began with a giant 11-engines float seaplane,followed by a cyclogyro...www.secretprojects.co.uk
You'll find a lot of confusion of this type ... mainly because generic names and designations keep popping up. At the heart of it is whole muddle of the Williams/Mourlot 28-X (hence the '28.X' reference in your clipping) which we've discussed before. So, how to untangle it?here is an airplane called Ortolan,designed by Chapelle-Mettaux.