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Breguet Aircraft: Breguet 19, Breguet 693, Breguet Atlantic, Breguet Deux-Ponts, Breguet 14, Breguet 482, Breguet 730, Breguet Aliz Source Wikipedia

Breguet Aircraft: Breguet 19, Breguet 693, Breguet Atlantic, Breguet Deux-Ponts, Breguet 14, Breguet 482, Breguet 730, Breguet Aliz

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Published August 12th 2011
ISBN : 9781155428109
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28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Breguet 19, Breguet 693, Breguet Atlantic, Breguet Deux-Ponts, Breguet 14, Breguet 482, Breguet 730,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Breguet 19, Breguet 693, Breguet Atlantic, Breguet Deux-Ponts, Breguet 14, Breguet 482, Breguet 730, Breguet Aliz, Breguet 470, Breguet 941, Breguet 890 Mercure, Breguet Nautilus, Breguet Type I, Breguet Type III, Breguet 521, Breguet 500 Colmar, Breguet 27, Breguet Taon, Breguet Bre.4, Breguet 280T, Breguet Bre.5, Breguet-Richet Gyroplane, Breguet Aerhydroplane, Breguet 16, Breguet 17, Breguet 26T, Breguet 270 Series, Breguet 393T, Breguet Vultur, Breguet Type R.U1. Excerpt: The Breguet 19 (Breguet XIX, Br.19 or Bre.19) was a light bomber and reconnaissance plane, also used for long-distance flights, designed by the French Breguet company and produced from 1924. The Breguet 19 was designed as a successor to a highly successful World War I light bomber, the 14. Initially, it was designed to be powered by a 450 hp/335 kW Bugatti U-16 engine, driving a four-blade propeller, and such a prototype was shown on the 7th Paris Air Show in November 1921. A new design was flown in March 1922, featuring a conventional layout with a single 336 kW (450 hp) Renault 12Kb inline engine. The aircraft was built in a biplane platform, with shorter lower wings. After trials, the Breguet 19 was ordered by the French Air Force in September 1923. The first 11 Breguet 19 prototypes were powered by a number of different engines. A trademark of Breguet was the wide usage of duralumin as a construction material, instead of steel or wood. At that time, the aircraft was faster than other bombers, and even some fighter aircraft. Therefore, it met with a huge interest in the world, strengthened by its sporting successes. Mass production, for the French Air Force and export, started in France in 1924. The Breguet 19 was a biplane (sesquiplane), conventional in layout, with braced wings. The fuselage, ellipsoid in cross-section, was a frame of d...