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Second only to Germany, France's developments in fighter design helped wrestle the skies from enemy control during World War 1.

There are a total of [ 49 ] WW1 French Aircraft entries 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. Immediate pre-war and post-war types and X-planes are also included in this listing.
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1
Picture of the BAJ Type IV
National Flag Graphic
1918
BAJ Type IV
Single-Engine, Twin-Seat Fighter Prototype
2
Picture of the Bleriot XI
National Flag Graphic
1909
Bleriot XI
Trainer / Reconnaissance Monoplane Aircraft
3
Picture of the Breguet Br.14
National Flag Graphic
1917
Breguet Br.14
Biplane Reconnaissance / Fighter / Bomber Aircraft
4
Picture of the Breguet Br.5
National Flag Graphic
1916
Breguet Br.5
Bomber / Escort Fighter / Night-Fighter Biplane
5
Picture of the Caproni Ca.3
National Flag Graphic
1917
Caproni Ca.3
Heavy Biplane Bomber Aircraft
6
Picture of the Caudron G.3
National Flag Graphic
1914
Caudron G.3
Reconnaissance / Trainer Aircraft
7
Picture of the Caudron G.4
National Flag Graphic
1915
Caudron G.4
Heavy Bomber Biplane Aircraft
8
Picture of the Caudron G.6
National Flag Graphic
1917
Caudron G.6
Reconnaissance / Light Bomber / Escort Fighter Aircraft
9
Picture of the Caudron R.11
National Flag Graphic
1918
Caudron R.11
Escort Fighter / Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
10
Picture of the de Bruyere C1
National Flag Graphic
1917
de Bruyere C1
Experimental Canard Pusher Single-Seat Fighter Aircraft
11
Picture of the Dorand AR
National Flag Graphic
1917
Dorand AR
Observation Biplane Aircraft
12
Picture of the Farman HF.30
National Flag Graphic
1918
Farman HF.30
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Prototype
13
Picture of the Farman MF.11 Shorthorn
National Flag Graphic
1914
Farman MF.11 Shorthorn
Reconnaissance / Bomber Aircraft
14
Picture of the Hanriot HD.1
National Flag Graphic
1916
Hanriot HD.1
Single-Seat, Single Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
15
Picture of the Hanriot HD.2
National Flag Graphic
1917
Hanriot HD.2
Floatplane Fighter Aircraft
16
Picture of the Hanriot HD.3
National Flag Graphic
1917
Hanriot HD.3
Twin-Seat Biplane Fighter
17
Picture of the Hanriot HD.5
National Flag Graphic
1918
Hanriot HD.5
Twin-Seat Biplane Fighter Prototype
18
Picture of the Hanriot HD.6
National Flag Graphic
1919
Hanriot HD.6
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Prototype
19
Picture of the Hanriot HD.7
National Flag Graphic
1918
Hanriot HD.7
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Prototype
20
Picture of the Hanriot HD.8
National Flag Graphic
1918
Hanriot HD.8
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter Prototype
21
Picture of the Letord LET (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1916
Letord LET (Series)
Three-Seat, Twin-Engine Biplane Reconnaissance Bomber Aircraft
22
Picture of the Morane-Saulnier Type N
National Flag Graphic
1915
Morane-Saulnier Type N
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
23
Picture of the Nieuport 11 (Bebe)
National Flag Graphic
1915
Nieuport 11 (Bebe)
Fighting Scout Biplane Aircraft
24
Picture of the Nieuport 12
National Flag Graphic
1915
Nieuport 12
Reconnaissance / Fighter / Trainer Aircraft
25
Picture of the Nieuport 16
National Flag Graphic
1916
Nieuport 16
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
26
Picture of the Nieuport 17
National Flag Graphic
1916
Nieuport 17
Fighting Biplane Scout Aircraft
27
Picture of the Nieuport 27
National Flag Graphic
1917
Nieuport 27
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
28
Picture of the Nieuport 28
National Flag Graphic
1918
Nieuport 28
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
29
Picture of the Ponnier L.1
National Flag Graphic
1914
Ponnier L.1
Scout Biplane Fighter Prototype
30
Picture of the Ponnier M.1
National Flag Graphic
1916
Ponnier M.1
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
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31
Picture of the Salmson 2
National Flag Graphic
1918
Salmson 2
Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
32
Picture of the Short Type 184
National Flag Graphic
1915
Short Type 184
Reconnaissance / Torpedo Bomber Floatplane
33
Picture of the Sopwith 1-1/2 Strutter (One-and-One-Half Strutter)
National Flag Graphic
1916
Sopwith 1-1/2 Strutter (One-and-One-Half Strutter)
Fighter / Reconnaissance / Light Bomber
34
Picture of the Sopwith Baby
National Flag Graphic
1915
Sopwith Baby
Scout / Bomber Floatplane Aircraft
35
Picture of the Sopwith Dolphin
National Flag Graphic
1917
Sopwith Dolphin
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
36
Picture of the Sopwith Triplane
National Flag Graphic
1916
Sopwith Triplane
Triplane Fighter / Trainer Aircraft
37
Picture of the SPAD S.A
National Flag Graphic
1915
SPAD S.A
Biplane Fighter / Reconnaissance Aircraft
38
Picture of the SPAD S.VII
National Flag Graphic
1916
SPAD S.VII
Single-Seat. Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
39
Picture of the SPAD S.XI
National Flag Graphic
1917
SPAD S.XI
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
40
Picture of the SPAD S.XII
National Flag Graphic
1917
SPAD S.XII
Single-Seat, Single Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
41
Picture of the SPAD S.XIII
National Flag Graphic
1917
SPAD S.XIII
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
42
Picture of the SPAD S.XIV
National Flag Graphic
1917
SPAD S.XIV
Floatplane / Seaplane Biplane Fighter Aircraft
43
Picture of the SPAD S.XV
National Flag Graphic
1919
SPAD S.XV
Biplane Fighter Prototype
44
Picture of the SPAD S.XX
National Flag Graphic
1920
SPAD S.XX
Two-Seat Biplane Fighter Aircraft
45
Picture of the SPAD S.XXIV
National Flag Graphic
1918
SPAD S.XXIV
Single-Seat Carrierbased Biplane Fighter Prototype
46
Picture of the SSZ.65
National Flag Graphic
1918
SSZ.65
SSZ-class Maritime Blimp Airship
47
Picture of the Vickers FB.5 (Gunbus)
National Flag Graphic
1915
Vickers FB.5 (Gunbus)
Scout Biplane Aircraft
48
Picture of the Vickers Vimy
National Flag Graphic
1919
Vickers Vimy
Heavy Biplane Bomber Aircraft
49
Picture of the Voisin Type 5
National Flag Graphic
1915
Voisin Type 5
Light Biplane Bomber Aircraft

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