JOHAN VISSCHEDIJK COLLECTION
No. 7023. Sud-Est S.E.3200 Frelon (F-ZWUS c/n 001)
Photograph from Sud-Est

Sud-Est S.E.3200 Frelon

10/31/2007. Pilots Jean Boulet and Roland Coffignot flew this Frelon (Hornet) prototype from Le Bourget, Paris, in a 24-minutes first flight on June 10, 1959. The second prototype (F-ZWUT c/n 002) was flown on October 26, 1959. With three 750-800 hp Turboméca Turmo IIIB shaft-turbine engines the type was heavily underpowered and it was developed into the SA 3210 Super Frelon.

Created October 31, 2007