French X-Plane Aircraft - Experimentals, Concepts and More
Despite the setback that was World War 2, the French have always been one of the leaders in aviation.There are a total of 29 French X-Plane Aircraft - Experimentals, Concepts and More in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. All manner of French-borne or assisted experimental and conceptual aircraft are included in this listing.
The compound Eurocopter X3 helicopter development combines a traditional mast-mounted main rotor with side-mounted ...
The Arsenal VB-10 became another promising French fighter design of World War 2 that was derailed by the German inv...
The Arsenal VG-70 jet-powered, swept-wing aircraft was utilized as a technology demonstrator over its short flying ...
The Arsenal VG-90 became the culmination of a single-seat jet-powered modern fighter originating from the earlier V...
The French-originated Arsenal-Delanne 10 prototype fighter featured a rather unique wing biplane wing arrangement, ...
The Bleriot provided many firsts for aspiring pilots of the early 1900s, seeing time as a trainer in the early stag...
The sole prototype that was completed and flown of the Bloch MB.700 fighter was blown up by the conquering Germans ...
The French Dassault Balzac V was used to test the validity of VTOL flight and heavily influenced the subsequent Mir...
Built upon the successful Mirage 2000 framework, the Dassault Mirage 4000 failed to find any takers during the 1980...
The Dassault Mirage G was unique in its design compared to previous Dassault aircraft for its use of variable-sweep...
The Dassault Mirage IIIV was an ultimately-abandoned proposed VTOL development of the successful Mirage III fighter...
The nEUROn UCAV is a european-based consortium project being led by the French concern of Dassault....
The Farman F.211 was a French interwar heavy bomber product that did not see serial production....
The Farman HF.30 simply could not overcome its inherent issues during its prototype phase - leaving just one aircra...
Despite its French origins, the NiD 29 saw service in greater numbers with the Empire of Japan during her operation...
Two prototypes of the experimental Model 1500 Griffon were completed by Nord Aviation of France in the late 1950s....
The rebuilding post-World War 2 French Aviation industry was aided by the likes of the Nord 1601 research platform....
The Ponnier L.1 Scout Biplane of France failed to net any viable military interest, leading to no production units ...
The Potez 230 fighter only made it to a flyable prototype form before the German conquer of France in 1940....
The SNCAC NC.1080 single-seat fighter was part of the post-World War 2 rebuilding phase of France - just one was co...
The SNCASE S.E.212 Durandal attempted to provide a viable mixed-propulsion interceptor aircraft - the program yield...
The rebuilding French aviation industry of the 1950s needed developments like the SNCASE Baroudeur to overcome vari...
The SPAD S.XV was evolved from 1917 into 1919 but never managed to leave the prototype stage....
One flyable SPAD S.XXIV biplane fighter was completed as a prototype before the end of World War 1 in November of 1...
The Sud-Ouest SE.580 was in development during World War 2 but cancelled in 1947 with the arrival of the jet age....
Origins of the French Sud-Ouest Triton were in clandestine work begun during World War 2 by engineer Lucien Servant...
Two prototypes of the SNCASO SO.8000 Narval were completed and flown - the company hoping to sell the design to the...
The SNCASO Trident was to become the future french interceptor until politics doomed the program in full....