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Sud-Ouest SO 4050 ''Vautour''
SO 4050 "Vautour"
March 1957 by amalgamation of Ouest-Aviation and Sud-Est Aviation, known until 1 September 1956 respectively as SNCASO and SNCASE. Main responsibility was further
Sud-Ouest SO 9050 Trident II
SO 9050 Trident II
development and marketing of highly successful S.E.210 Caravelle twin-jet airliner, first flown in 1955, and Alouette series of helicopters. Continued also development of S.E.5000
Aerospatiale SA.321 ''Super Frelon''
Aerospatiale SA.321 "Super Frelon"
Baroudeur, S.O.9050 mixed-power interceptor and widely used S.O.4050 Vautour twin-jet multipurpose aircraft. Frelon series of large turbine-powered helicopters developed after first flight in February 1959,
Sud-Est SE.313 / SA.318 ''Alouette II''
Sud-Est SE.313 / SA.318 "Alouette II"
and Super Frelon flew December 1962, setting new world records. Design leadership in A300 European Airbus assumed and diversification into nonaeronautical fields undertaken. Jointly with Nord-Aviation made Corvette light rear-engined jet transport. In 1970 became major component of Aerospatiale.

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