JOHAN VISSCHEDIJK COLLECTION
No. 6889. SIPA S.200 Minijet (F-BGVN c/n 04)
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SIPA S.200 Minijet

09/30/2007. Designed by Yves Gardan, the Minijet was the SIPA (Société Industrielle pour l’Aéronautique) contender in the trainer contest organized by the SALS. Only seven were built and the prototype, F-WCZK c/n 01, was first flown by Roger Launey on January 14, 1952.

Powered by a 353 lb (160 kg) st. Turboméca Palas, and flown by Alan Hisler, the pictured aircraft was placed second in the Lockheed Aerobatic Trophy contest of 1955.

Created September 30, 2007