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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.





Aerospatiale / BAC Concorde
Supersonic Passenger Jet Airliner
Picture of the Aerospatiale / BAC Concorde
001
National Flag Graphic
1969
Aerospatiale Alouette II
Light Utility Helicopter
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
002
National Flag Graphic
1957
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
003
National Flag Graphic
1960
Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
004
National Flag Graphic
1966
Airbus Helicopters (Aerospatiale) SA 330 Puma
Medium Transport / Assault Helicopter
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Aerospatiale) SA 330 Puma
005
National Flag Graphic
1969
ADVERTISEMENTS
Arsenal VB-10
Prototype Heavy Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Arsenal VB-10
006
National Flag Graphic
1946
Arsenal VG-70
Jet-Powered Swept-Wing Technology Demonstrator
Picture of the Arsenal VG-70
007
National Flag Graphic
1948
Arsenal VG-90
Carrierbased Strike Fighter Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the Arsenal VG-90
008
National Flag Graphic
1949
Breguet Br.1001 (Taon)
Lightweight NATO Strike-Fighter Prototype
Picture of the Breguet Br.1001 (Taon)
009
National Flag Graphic
1957
Breguet Br.1002
Jet-and-Rocket-Powered Mach 2 Interceptor Proposal
Picture of the Breguet Br.1002
0010
National Flag Graphic
1953
Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
Picture of the Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
0011
National Flag Graphic
1959
Breguet Br.1100
Lightweight Supersonic Strike Fighter Prototype
Picture of the Breguet Br.1100
0012
National Flag Graphic
1957
Breguet Br.1120 (Sirocco)
Carrierborne Fighter Proposal
Picture of the Breguet Br.1120 (Sirocco)
0013
National Flag Graphic
1956
Breguet Br.480 (series)
Four-Engined Heavy Strategic Bomber Prototype
Picture of the Breguet Br.480 (series)
0014
National Flag Graphic
1947
Dassault Balzac V
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Demonstrator
Picture of the Dassault Balzac V
0015
National Flag Graphic
1962
Dassault Etendard IV
Carrier-Based Reconnaissance / Strike-Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Etendard IV
0016
National Flag Graphic
1962
Dassault Falcon 20
Business Jet / Light High-Speed Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 20
0017
National Flag Graphic
1965
Dassault HU-25 Guardian
Multi-Mission Jet Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault HU-25 Guardian
0018
National Flag Graphic
1965
Dassault MD.117-33
Swing-Wing Mach 3 Interceptor
Picture of the Dassault MD.117-33
0019
National Flag Graphic
1965
Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
0020
National Flag Graphic
1952
Dassault MD.452 Mystere
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault MD.452 Mystere
0021
National Flag Graphic
1955
Dassault MD.454 Mystere IV
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
Picture of the Dassault MD.454 Mystere IV
0022
National Flag Graphic
1953
Dassault Mirage 5
Attack Aircraft / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage 5
0023
National Flag Graphic
1969
Dassault Mirage G
Technology Demonstrator / Swing-Wing Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage G
0024
National Flag Graphic
1967
Dassault Mirage III
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage III
0025
National Flag Graphic
1961
Dassault Mirage IIIV
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Fighter Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage IIIV
0026
National Flag Graphic
1965
Dassault Mirage IV
Supersonic Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage IV
0027
National Flag Graphic
1963
Dassault Super Mystere
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Super Mystere
0028
National Flag Graphic
1957
Dassault-Breguet Br.1150 Atlantic / Atlantique 2
Maritime Patrol / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault-Breguet Br.1150 Atlantic / Atlantique 2
0029
National Flag Graphic
1965
Fouga CM.170 Magister
Twin-Seat Jet-Powered Trainer Aircraft
Picture of the Fouga CM.170 Magister
0030
National Flag Graphic
1956
Nord 1500 (Griffon)
Experimental Ramjet-Powered Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Nord 1500 (Griffon)
0031
National Flag Graphic
1957
Nord 1601
Aerodynamic Jet-Powered Research Aircraft
Picture of the Nord 1601
0032
National Flag Graphic
1950
Nord 5000 Harpon
Lightweight Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the Nord 5000 Harpon
0033
National Flag Graphic
1953
Potez 75
Missile-Carrier / Ground Attack Prototype
Picture of the Potez 75
0034
National Flag Graphic
1953
Potez CM.173 Super Magister
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
Picture of the Potez CM.173 Super Magister
0035
National Flag Graphic
1963
SNCAC (Aerocentre) NC.1080
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter Prototype
Picture of the SNCAC (Aerocentre) NC.1080
0036
National Flag Graphic
1949
SNCAC NC.1070
Carrier-based Strike Aircraft Prototype
Picture of the SNCAC NC.1070
0037
National Flag Graphic
1948
SNCAC NC.1071
Twin-Engine Carrierborne Strike Aircraft Prototype
Picture of the SNCAC NC.1071
0038
National Flag Graphic
1949
SNCASE S.E.212 (Durandal)
Prototype Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the SNCASE S.E.212 (Durandal)
0039
National Flag Graphic
1956
SNCASE S.E.5000 (Baroudeur)
Lightweight Strike Fighter Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the SNCASE S.E.5000 (Baroudeur)
0040
National Flag Graphic
1953
SNCASO SO.4000
Jet-Powered Supersonic Bomber Prototype
Picture of the SNCASO SO.4000
0041
National Flag Graphic
1951
SNCASO SO.6020 Espadon
Assault Fighter-Interceptor Prototype
Picture of the SNCASO SO.6020 Espadon
0042
National Flag Graphic
1948
Sud-Ouest / SNCASE SE 580
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the Sud-Ouest / SNCASE SE 580
0043
National Flag Graphic
1946
Sud-Ouest SO 4050 Vautour
Jet-Powered Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 4050 Vautour
0044
National Flag Graphic
1958
Sud-Ouest SO 6000 Triton
Experimental Jet-Powered Trainer
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 6000 Triton
0045
National Flag Graphic
1946
Sud-Ouest SO 8000 Narval
Carrier-based Strike Fighter Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 8000 Narval
0046
National Flag Graphic
1949
Sud-Ouest SO 9000 / SO 9050 Trident
Military Research / Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 9000 / SO 9050 Trident
0047
National Flag Graphic
1953
Sud-Ouest SO.2400 (Grognard)
Ground Attack Aircraft Prototype
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO.2400 (Grognard)
0048
National Flag Graphic
1950
Transall C-160
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Transall C-160
0049
National Flag Graphic
1967


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