First flight of the light fighter "1001 Taon" - Vintage Photograph

SKU: SCAN-BLG-03433540

Sale price$24.90


The light tactical fighter "Taon" (Bréguet 1001) has just made its first flight to the complete satisfaction of test pilot Bernard Witt and the engineers. It should be noted that the prototype of the "Taon" had been transferred by road from Villacoublay to delun-Villaroche (50 kilometres) on its own wheels and without any disassembly. This unusual operation underlines one of the aspects of the flexibility of use of this tactive aircraft and its ability to travel on the normal road network. Here is the "Taon 1001" photographed during its transfer.

Dimensions: 13.2 x 17.7 cm

IMS SKU: SCAN-BLG-03433540

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Premier vol du chasseur léger "1001 Taon" Le chasseur tactique léger "Taon" (Bréguet 1001) vient d'effectuer son premier vol à la satisfaction complète du pilote d’essai Bernard Witt et des ingé- nieurs cons tructeurs. A noter que le prototype du "Taon" avait été transféré par la route de Villacoublay à delun- Villaroche (50 kilomètres) sur ses propres roues et sans aucun démontage. Cet te opération inusitée souligne un des aspects de la souplesse d'emploi de cet avion tacti- que et son aptitude à circuler sur le réseau routier normal. Voici le "Taon 1001" photographié au cours de son transfert. (BELGA-INT. R0541- 29/7/57)

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