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Socata TBH.20 Colibri

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Hi! Is there any more info on this aircraft? It’s a gust-suppression aircraft built from a Socata Trinidad. It was designed by Hirsch, which is why the name is TB(H), not TB. I can only find two photos and very little info on it.
 

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Some more photos & drawings from french magazine "Info Pilote" issued in November 1999
 

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Experimental aircraft designed by René Hirsch with a modified Socata TB-20 (F-WHGQ).
Third experimental aircraft by Hirsch after the Hirsch H-100 (F-WGVC, 1st flight June 15, 1954) and the GH-80 (Modified Gardan GY-80. F-WREI, 1st flight in October 1979).
Test flights between March 1995 & March 1999. Test team: René Hirsch, Jean Caillard, Michel Barry, Yves Esbelin, Jean Paul Rossognol.
Aircraft reverted to its original configuration after the end of the test flights.
 

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