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.