Flight, December 25, 1919.
SOME FRENCH MACHINES AT THE SHOW
Societe Louis Breguet
THIS firm is showing three complete machines and one very interesting power unit. One machine is a military two-seater fighter of the famous C 2 XVII type. A seaplane of the A 2 XIV type is also shown, as well as a transport machine of the "Berline" type, XVIII T. This machine, which is a development of the Breguet night bomber, carries six passengers, in addition to the pilot. The engine is a 450 h.p. Renault, with which the machine is capable of a speed, at low altitudes, of 160 kilometres per hour (99 m.p.h.), and a climb of 10,000 ft. in 40 mins. The range is four hours at full throttle, or about 400 miles.
The power unit to which reference has already been made, consists of a novel transmission gear, by means of which the power of four engines of 200 h.p. each is transmitted to a single shaft on which is mounted the airscrew.