Famed for cars and engines, Ettore Bugatti’s company built at La Ferté Alais (but probably did not fly) 100P and 110P racers, 1933-4, each with 2 450-hp engines (not a…
BUL AVIATION BUL (Bourgogne Ultra Léger) is one of three light aircraft manufacturers owned by Apex International (formerly Aéronautique Service), its specialist area being ultralights. Details of the Zùlù, its…
Buscaylet et Cie produced aircraft under subcontract 1916-18. Reorganized post-war as Buscaylet Père et Fils-Bobin, hired Louis de Monge as designer and began with Buscaylet de Monge 5/2, parasol monoplane…
Coopérative des Ateliers Aéronautiques de la Région Parisienne, at Beynes, was a modification/repair centre until in 1965 it took over from Scintex manufacture of Super Emeraude. From this CAARP developed…
Raymond de Cagny is haltingly developing Performance 2000 3-seater.
Major producer of flying-boats, Chantiers Aéro-Maritimes de la Seine formed November 1920 by Swiss engineer D. Lawrence Santoni to build seaplanes and flying-boats. Began building Italian SIAI-Marchetti S.9 and S.13…
Jean Cantinieau developed helicopters with engine above cabin, first example actually built (by Société Matra) being Matra-Cantinieau MC.101, 1952. He then went to Spain: see Aerotécnica.
CAP AVIATION CAP Aviation (known as Akrotech Europe until January 1999) is owned by holding company Apex International (formerly known as Aéronautique Service - AES), also responsible for the Robin…
Société CARMAM at Moulins, designers Jacquet and Pottier, produce sailplanes; also produced JP-20-90 Impala plastics racing aircraft (26 July 1971).
Société Carmier flew Type 10 parasol single-seater 1946.
Gaston and René Caudron came from Picardy farming family, but seeing Wilbur Wright fly inspired them to build large twin-engined biplane; Farcot engines did not arrive and aircraft flown as…
SA Centrair produces sailplanes and parawing microlights. In 1980 work began on 6-seat propeller-behind-tail executive aircraft, in collaboration with Dassault and various technical schools.
Centre Est Aéronautique formed at Dijon October 1957 by Pierre Robin and Jean Delemontez to develop 3-seat Jodel DR 100 Ambassadeur, leading to Sicile Record, DR 200 and DR 300.…
Formed 1971 by Wassmer and Siren SA to produce CE.43 Guépard, metal version of Wassmer WA.4/21; 43 built when Wassmer liquidated 1977.
When Paul Deville left Caudron he joined Salmson engine company, first product being Cri-Cri STOL 2-seater, made by Salmson and by 4 other companies under licence. Compagnie Française d'Aviation formed…
Léo Chagnes built twin-jet version of VariViggen at Toulouse 1979.
Name of former Amiot factory at Cherbourg, built Ju 52/3m and formed part of AAC.
CPA.1 reconnaissance-fighter monoplane (2 x 400-hp Lorraine-Dietrich) flew Istres February 1926.
Jean Charpentier produced C.1 tailless aircraft with 45-m span (3 x 100-hp Hispano) flown Issy January 1935. Later Type 310-C1 fighter tunnel-tested December 1937, but not flown.
André Chatelain built light aircraft at Lyons 1966-71.
Famous propeller manufacturer built 2 biplanes to assist flight development. First, 2 pusher propellers, was at Doncaster meet 1910.
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