Ateliers Aéronautiques de Suresnes (Paris) was brief post-liberation organization at former Farman works which completed and tested He 274 prototype.
Produced light aircraft 1948-55, especially RA.14 Loisirs high-wing 2-seater.
Clément Ader built steam-driven Eole monoplane which made 50 m (164 ft) uncontrolled hop 9 October 1890. 1897 Eole II failed to leave ground.
AERO SERVICES GUEPARD Aéro Services Guépard produces the Guépard and Guépy ultralights.
When the French industry was forcibly nationalized in 1936, 2 firms, Farman and Hanriot, were grouped to form Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Centre, known as SNCAC or Aérocentre.…
AeroKuhlmann's first product, built in the company's 600 m² (6.450 sq ft) factory on La Ferté-Alais airfield, near Cerny, is the SCUB. Contact Details Address: Aérodrome de Cerny, F-91590 Cerny,…
AERONIX SARL Formed in 1999, Aeronix has recently launched production of its first aircraft, the Airelle. The company also markets avionics and provides simulated training.
Biggest aerospace company in France, formed 1 January 1970 by merger of Nord-Aviation, Sud-Aviation and SEREB ballistic missile and space group. About 29,500 employees (1993), owned 93% by French government,…
Ateliers Gérard Brobecker, in Alsace, produced several modified or original lightplanes in 1960s.
Also written Aérosudouest, 1947 builder of lightplanes, all with 75-hp Mathis or Regnier engines, including small run of ASO.1070 Grifon.
Briefly (1956-8) name of former Etablissements Fouga, taken over as Potez Air-Fouga 1958.
Produced single-seat monoplane with 40-hp Train engine in 1946.
Avions Albert formed 1926 to produce TE-1 (Tellier-Duhamel) light monoplane.
Factory at Gap (Hautes-Alpes) built Jodel D.117 1959-62, followed by Fournier RF 3 and RF 4, rights for latter being transferred to Sportavia in 1966.
In 1965 Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers at Cluny began considering a trainer. Result was AM-69 Georges Payre (6 May 1973), tandem wood monoplane. Planned metal version not built.
AMEUR AVIATION SA Ameur Aviation (known until 2001 as Ameur Aviation Technologie - AAT) originated on the island of Corsica, but has moved to mainland France.
Formed as SECM (Société d'Emboutissage et de Constructions Mécaniques) by Félix Amiot at Colombes (Paris) 1916. There followed 20 years of unremitting development of 54 major designs, starting with trainers…
ADVANCED MECHANICAL SYSTEMS AND ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY As an alternative to trans-Europe road transportation of large Airbus A380 subassemblies from Germany, Spain and UK to Toulouse, a number of outsize airship…
Company formed 1900 by Jules Gastambide and named after his daughter. Designer Léon Levasseur created excellent water-cooled V-8 engine, used 1903 in graceful monoplane which failed to fly. Subsequently Gastambide-Mengin…
APEX INTERNATIONAL Three French light aircraft manufacturers are included in the holding company Apex International (formerly known as Aéronautique Service); products of BUL, CAP and Robin are described where appropriate;…
Emerged at 1934 Paris airshow with 4-seat amphibian with twin pusher Gipsy Major, possibly not flown.
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