Breguet 1050 Alize
1956
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Breguet 1050 Alize

This three-seat carrier-borne anti-submarine hunter-killer was derived from the 960 Vultur naval strike aircraft. The first prototype flew on 6 October 1956 and was followed by five pre-production aircraft. Orders for 75 production Alizes were placed by the French Navy and the first was officially delivered on 20 May 1959. Sixty-five were in service by May 1961. A further contract for Alizes was received subsequently from the Indian Navy and 12 were delivered, plus two ex-French aircraft. Two French Navy squadrons operated Alizes on board the carriers Foch and Clemenceau.

Breguet 1050 Alize


Specification 
 CREW3
 ENGINE1 x turbo-prop Rolls-Royce "Dart Mk.21", 1450kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight8200 kg18078 lb
    Empty weight5700 kg12566 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan15.6 m51 ft 2 in
    Length13.7 m45 ft 11 in
    Height5.0 m16 ft 5 in
    Wing area36.0 m2387.50 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed460 km/h286 mph
    Cruise speed370 km/h230 mph
    Ceiling8000 m26250 ft
    Range w/max.fuel2500 km1553 miles
 ARMAMENTtorpedos, missiles

Comments
Paul Scott, 13.02.2017

Neat, little, 'plane.

seemant, 22.11.2012

my father flew these in the Indian Navy :)

zudum, 11.03.2011

não tenho certeza mais acho que teve um combate e que comseguiu abater um f-104

cmde mm singh( retd ), 10.11.2010

a very sturdy asw a/c, which indian navy operated succesfully. I as observer flying in 1976 , found it a wonderful a/c to fly.

Jorge, 18.01.2010

Good honest aircraft, worked much better than the Wayvern...

Hugues DE POUQUEVILLE, 11.06.2008

They were 3 French Navy fighting squadrons flying Alizes, named "Flottille 4F", "Flottille 6F" and "Flottille 0F", plus some service units. For the later, see http://flottille9f.net/cd/alize-car.htm

Carlos Schneegans, 17.07.2007

its a pretty aircraft, tipically French style,
looks elegant and sober,aerodinamic lines, good for Breguet bureau.

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