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  • 1950s French Aircraft - the Post-World War 2 Rebuild Period

    1950s French Aircraft - the Post-World War 2 Rebuild Period

    The recovering French aviation industry faced a long road after World War 2, eventually able to field a capable and modern fighting force.





    French air power lay in ruins following the end of World War 2 in 1945. It would take an entire decade for the industry to catch up and begin providing homegrown solutions to worldwide requirements. The classic Etendard, Mirage and Magister were all children of the revitalized French aero industry to come.


    There are a total of (31) 1950s French Aircraft - the Post-World War 2 Rebuild Period in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.



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    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
    Aerospatiale Alouette II
    Type: Light Utility Helicopter
     
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-12 (Cub)
    Antonov An-12 (Cub)
    Type: Military Transport
     
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Beechcraft T-34 Mentor
    Beechcraft T-34 Mentor
    Type: Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
     
    1958
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing 707
    Boeing 707
    Type: Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
    Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
    Type: Inflight Refueling Special Purpose Aircraft
     
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
    Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
    Type: Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
     
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the Canadair CT-133 Silver Star
    Canadair CT-133 Silver Star
    Type: Jet Trainer
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Cessna 172
    Cessna 172
    Type: Light Utility Aircraft
     
    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
    Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
    Type: Liaison and Observation Aircraft
     
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
    Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
    Type: Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
     
    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Mystere / Super Mystere
    Dassault Mystere / Super Mystere
    Type: Strike Fighter
     
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.106 Comet
    de Havilland DH.106 Comet
    Type: Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner Aircraft
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.112 Sea Venom
    de Havilland DH.112 Sea Venom
    Type: Carrier-based Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)
    Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)
    Type: Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Light Utility Aircraft
     
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas DC-8
    Douglas DC-8
    Type: Long-Range Passenger Transport
     
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the English Electric Canberra
    English Electric Canberra
    Type: High-Altitude Medium Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Fouga CM.170 Magister
    Fouga CM.170 Magister
    Type: Jet Powered Trainer Aircraft
     
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F)
    Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F)
    Type: Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
    Lockheed C-130 Hercules
    Type: Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
     
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin P5M Marlin
    Martin P5M Marlin
    Type: Maritime Service Flying Boat
     
    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the Nord 1601
    Nord 1601
    Type: Aerodynamic Jet-Powered Research Aircraft
     
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the North American F-100 Super Sabre
    North American F-100 Super Sabre
    Type: Fighter-Bomber / Air Superiority / Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
    Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
    Type: Cargo /Passenger Transport Tandem-Rotor Helicopter
     
    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
    Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
    Type: Multi-Purpose Transport Helicopter
     
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
    Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
    Type: Transport / Close-Support Helicopter
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the SNCASE S.E.212 (Durandal)
    SNCASE S.E.212 (Durandal)
    Type: Prototype Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the SNCASE S.E.5000 (Baroudeur)
    SNCASE S.E.5000 (Baroudeur)
    Type: Lightweight Strike Fighter Prototype Aircraft
     
    1958
    Thumbnail picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 4050 Vautour
    Sud-Ouest SO 4050 Vautour
    Type: Fighter-Bomber
     
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 9000 Trident
    Sud-Ouest SO 9000 Trident
    Type: Research Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the Sud-Ouest SO.2400 (Grognard)
    Sud-Ouest SO.2400 (Grognard)
    Type: Ground Attack Aircraft Prototype
     
    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought F-8 Crusader
    Vought F-8 Crusader
    Type: Carrier-Borne Naval Fighter