At the Grand Palais

This Week’s Hints to help you along:

  • This curious design was displayed at the Grand Palais in November 1912.
  • 100 years ago today this was one of the most innovative designs in France.
  • It sported a single engine and featured a stable canard configuration.
  • A civilian plane, not a military one.

So do you know what this aircraft is?




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3 thoughts on “At the Grand Palais

  1. nico braas says:

    The photo shows the remarkable Drzewiecki monoplane canard driving a pusher propeller. When it was shown at the Paris airshow it still had to leave the ground and it soon went into oblivion.

  2. Francois Bougie says:

    This could be Burt Rutan inspiration for the Vari/Long eZe series of canard/pusher homebuilt !!
    Cheers from Canada Francois


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