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The Faon (1963)

Following the collapse of Aerotecnica, Jean Cantinieau returned to France where he joined Matra. There, he designed and completed a single example of the "Bamby". This single-seat machine closely resembled the Aerotecnica machines but embodied a triangular end to the tailboom which provided a better direction and control of exhaust gas. After brief testing in 1963 the Bamby suffered a power train failure and was abandoned.
 
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kolibri282

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Thanks for posting, Peter! It didn't occur to me to search for the English translation of Faon....
 
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