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Post-World War 2 French Aircraft (1946-1969)

The 1950s and 1960s proved ultra-critical for French indsutry in re-establishing its dominant position across the globe.

Post-World War 2 French Aircraft (1946-1969)

The 1950s and 1960s proved ultra-critical for French indsutry in re-establishing its dominant position across the globe.

OVERVIEW



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 49 Post-World War 2 French Aircraft (1946-1969) 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.





#1
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale / BAC Concorde
Aerospatiale / BAC Concorde
Supersonic Passenger Jet Airliner
#2
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
Aerospatiale Alouette II
Light Utility Helicopter
#3
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
#4
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
#5
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Aerospatiale) SA 330 Puma
Airbus Helicopters (Aerospatiale) SA 330 Puma
Medium Transport / Assault Helicopter
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arsenal VB-10
Arsenal VB-10
Prototype Heavy Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#7
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arsenal VG-70
Arsenal VG-70
Jet-Powered Swept-Wing Technology Demonstrator
#8
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arsenal VG-90
Arsenal VG-90
Carrierbased Strike Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#9
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breguet Br.1001 (Taon)
Breguet Br.1001 (Taon)
Lightweight NATO Strike-Fighter Prototype
#10
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breguet Br.1002
Breguet Br.1002
Jet-and-Rocket-Powered Mach 2 Interceptor Proposal
#11
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
#12
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breguet Br.1100
Breguet Br.1100
Lightweight Supersonic Strike Fighter Prototype
#13
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breguet Br.1120 (Sirocco)
Breguet Br.1120 (Sirocco)
Carrierborne Fighter Proposal
#14
1947
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breguet Br.480 (series)
Breguet Br.480 (series)
Four-Engined Heavy Strategic Bomber Prototype
#15
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Balzac V
Dassault Balzac V
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Demonstrator
#16
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Etendard IV
Dassault Etendard IV
Carrier-Based Reconnaissance / Strike-Fighter Aircraft
#17
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 20
Dassault Falcon 20
Business Jet / Light High-Speed Transport Aircraft
#18
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault HU-25 Guardian
Dassault HU-25 Guardian
Multi-Mission Jet Aircraft
#19
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault MD.117-33
Dassault MD.117-33
Swing-Wing Mach 3 Interceptor
#20
1952
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#21
1955
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault MD.452 Mystere
Dassault MD.452 Mystere
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#22
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault MD.454 Mystere IV
Dassault MD.454 Mystere IV
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#23
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Mirage 5
Dassault Mirage 5
Attack Aircraft / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#24
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Mirage G
Dassault Mirage G
Technology Demonstrator / Swing-Wing Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#25
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Mirage III
Dassault Mirage III
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#26
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Mirage IIIV
Dassault Mirage IIIV
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#27
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Mirage IV
Dassault Mirage IV
Supersonic Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#28
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Super Mystere
Dassault Super Mystere
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#29
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault-Breguet Br.1150 Atlantic / Atlantique 2
Dassault-Breguet Br.1150 Atlantic / Atlantique 2
Maritime Patrol / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
#30
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fouga CM.170 Magister
Fouga CM.170 Magister
Twin-Seat Jet-Powered Trainer Aircraft
#31
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nord 1500 (Griffon)
Nord 1500 (Griffon)
Experimental Ramjet-Powered Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#32
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nord 1601
Nord 1601
Aerodynamic Jet-Powered Research Aircraft
#33
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nord 5000 Harpon
Nord 5000 Harpon
Lightweight Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
#34
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Potez 75
Potez 75
Missile-Carrier / Ground Attack Prototype
#35
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Potez CM.173 Super Magister
Potez CM.173 Super Magister
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
#36
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SNCAC (Aerocentre) NC.1080
SNCAC (Aerocentre) NC.1080
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter Prototype
#37
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SNCAC NC.1070
SNCAC NC.1070
Carrier-based Strike Aircraft Prototype
#38
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SNCAC NC.1071
SNCAC NC.1071
Twin-Engine Carrierborne Strike Aircraft Prototype
#39
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SNCASE S.E.212 (Durandal)
SNCASE S.E.212 (Durandal)
Prototype Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
#40
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SNCASE S.E.5000 (Baroudeur)
SNCASE S.E.5000 (Baroudeur)
Lightweight Strike Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#41
1951
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SNCASO SO.4000
SNCASO SO.4000
Jet-Powered Supersonic Bomber Prototype
#42
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SNCASO SO.6020 Espadon
SNCASO SO.6020 Espadon
Assault Fighter-Interceptor Prototype
#43
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sud-Ouest / SNCASE SE 580
Sud-Ouest / SNCASE SE 580
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Prototype Aircraft
#44
1958
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 4050 Vautour
Sud-Ouest SO 4050 Vautour
Jet-Powered Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#45
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 6000 Triton
Sud-Ouest SO 6000 Triton
Experimental Jet-Powered Trainer
#46
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 8000 Narval
Sud-Ouest SO 8000 Narval
Carrier-based Strike Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#47
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 9000 / SO 9050 Trident
Sud-Ouest SO 9000 / SO 9050 Trident
Military Research / Interceptor Aircraft
#48
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO.2400 (Grognard)
Sud-Ouest SO.2400 (Grognard)
Ground Attack Aircraft Prototype
#49
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Transall C-160
Transall C-160
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft


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