First design by Ing Alfredo Turbay was the T-1 Tucan parasol- wing lightplane, first flown April 1943. Six Tucans ordered from Sfreddo & Paolini (q.v.) were halted when the latter firm was seized and nationalized by the government and plans to revive production in 1963 were also thwarted. The T-2 five-seat twin-engined monoplane was destroyed by fire in early 1949 before it had flown; thus the next design to fly was the T-3A six-passenger light transport in December 1964. Turbay SA was formed in January 1961 to build the proposed T-3B production version and a lengthened fuselage development, theT-4, but no production was achieved.

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