Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Bleriot V - First Bleriot design to achieve flight.
Bleriot VII - Front-mounted Antoinette 8-cylinder water-cooled engine of 50 horsepower powering a four-blade paddle-style propeller system; monoplane; tailplane elevons; completed six flights but lost to accident in 1907.
Bleriot IX - Based on the VII but utilized tandem horizontal tail surfaces.
Bleriot X - Experimental Airframe based on Wright Brothers design; biplane; never completed.
Bleriot XI (mod) - Developmental Racer
Bleriot XI Militaire - Single-Seat Military Model; fitted with Gnome engine of 50 horsepower.
Bleriot XI Artillerie - Single-Seat Military Model; charged with artilery observation.
Bleriot XI-2 - Tandem two-seat model; utilized in training and touring roles; fitted with 1 x Gnome 7B series rotary piston engine of 70 horsepower.
Bleriot XI-2 bis "cote-a-cote" - Similar to XI-2 but increase in overall size; two-seat side-by-side model.
Bleriot XI-2 Hyrdoaeroplane - Floatplane Model; increased wing surface area.
Bleriot XI-2 Artillerie - Artillery Spotter; fitted with 1 x Gnome rotary piston engine of 70 horsepower.
Bleriot XI-2 Genie - Militarized XI; designed from the outset for ease of portability allowing assembly in under 30 minutes.
Bleriot XI-2 BG - Twin-Seat Parasol (high wing mount) Variant.
Bleriot XI-3 - Three-Seat Monoplane fitting crew in tandem arrangement; fitted with 1 x Gnome engine of 140 horsepower.
Bleriot XI E1 - Single-Seat Trainer
Bleriot XI R1 "Rouler" - Ground Trainer; clipped wings ensured the aircraft would not become fully airborne but instead "hopped" along the ground, training pilots in rudder controls.