L'Elytroplan built LB.20 2-seater 1946.
Emil Dewoitine designed 2 aircraft for M. Ernoul, best-known being ED.3 civil monoplane for 8 passengers with high monoplane wing and 2 x 250-hp Salmson side by side on nose…
Robert Esnault-Pelterie, commonly REP, was one of greatest pioneers of aeroplane, engines and rockets. Biplane gliders made first use of ailerons October 1904, but REP.1 with REP engine 1907 used…
ESPACE LIBERTE SARL Having worked on design of the DEA Yuma STOL lightplane in Italy, Charles Guerin returned to France to pursue development of a modified version, incorporating refinements including…
Henri Fabre built first seaplane, l'Hydravion, flown La Mède, near Marseilles, 28 March 1910. Later built landplanes, and floats for other builders.
Henry, Maurice and Dick were sons of British parents living in Paris. Henry ordered improved Voisin biplane 1908, but Voisins sold this to Moore-Brabazon. Farman so incensed he set up…
Original company purchased licence for Stampe SV.4. After Second World War Maurice Farman set up S.A. des Usines Farman at original works and developed series of Monitor monoplane trainers using…
M. Farnier built and flew monoplane at Issy 1910, 50-hp Anzani, both foreplane and tailplane.
Charles Fauvel produced tailless sailplanes, adding powered versions, notably AV.45 (40-hp Nelson) May 1960. Other variant built in Germany by Bölkow. Later designs, up to M. Fauvel’s death in crash…
Registered at Charing Cross Rd, London, January 1913 by Louis Schreck and Lt. Conneau (flying pseudonym André Beaumont). Called Franco-British Aviation because capital mainly British, but works at Argenteuil and…
Built ultralight 1946.
Built aircraft to Payen design 1933-9.
Robert Fleury built Vedette light aircraft 1955 and RF-21 Trimard 1973.
Etablissements Fouga et Cie formed aviation subsidiary at Aire-sur-Adour 1936 to build gliders and, later, powered aircraft, designated CM from technical director Robert Castello and director/designer Pierre Mauboussin, who at…
René Fournier built RF01 single-seater 1960 with good soaring qualities. Development led to RF3 March 1963, production assigned Alpavia. About 95 built before superseded by RF4D, 160 built, mainly by…
Yves Gardan, designer of several of France’s most popular light aircraft 1945-60, put his own name to GY.80 Horizon 4-seater flown 21 July 1960. Production by Sud-Aviation under 1962 agreement…
Soc. des Avions Statoplan A. Gatard formed by Albert Gatard 1959 to test aircraft with large variable-incidence lifting tailplane. AG 01 Alouette experimental, followed 1961 by AG 02 Poussin and…
St-Laurent company failed to produce planned versions of Gazelle 2/4-seater.
Jacques Gérin, Boulognesur-Seine, Paris, was a pioneer of aircraft with variable wing area. Seven years of research led to biplane flown March 1936, with unique wings along which additional leading…
Raymond Glanard built light monoplane 1966.
Ambroise Goupy built first full-size triplane, first hop 5 September 1908, inspired A.V. Roe. Goupy II, built in Blériot factory (9 March 1909), generally accepted as first tractor biplane to…
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