Societe Anonyme Avions et Moteurs Renard established
1927 as aero-engine manufacturer; produced the Epervier
all-metal single-seat fighter in 1928-1929 with Sabca
Jupiter engine designed by Alfred Renard. Constructions
G. Renard founded about 1929 to build
commercial aircraft designed by Renard. First two types
were R.17-100 four-seat single-engine cabin monoplane
and R-30-300 tri-motor five-passenger cabin monoplane.
R-31 reconnaissance and R-33 training monoplanes
appeared in 1932-1933; advanced low-wing single-seat
fighter R-36 with Hispano-Suiza engine exhibited at 1937
Brussels Aero Show. Company was inactive during Second
World War, but began to reorganise in 1945.