Société des Avions Marcel Bloch

The Société des Avions Marcel Bloch was a French aircraft manufacturer of military and civilian aircraft that changed its name to Dassault Aviation after the end of World War II.

Société des Avions Marcel Bloch
IndustryAeronautics, defence
FateMerged
SuccessorSociété des avions Marcel Dassault
Founded1929
FounderMarcel Bloch
Defunct1947
Headquarters,
France
ProductsAircraft
Bloch MB.200 in flight

It was founded by Marcel Bloch (hence "MB" in the aircraft designations) who changed his name to Marcel Dassault (as in char d'assaut, French for "tank") due to persecution of Jews under the Vichy French regime.

Aircraft models (and first flight)Edit

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CivilianEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Military Bloch aircraft : MB 200" Archived 2008-11-19 at the Wayback Machine. Dassault Aviation. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  2. ^ Green, William. War Planes of the Second World War: Volume Seven Bombers and Reconnaissance Aircraft. London: Macdonald, 1967, p. 98
  3. ^ MB 220-221

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