The Barouduer was meant to take off from unprepared fields using a trolley. Although tests were successful, after a first flight in 1953, the project was abandoned. As the rudder is missing I cannot be sure it is indeed the third prototype.
Part of Musée de l'air at Le Bourget. This Flying fortress was delivered to USAAF in January 1945 (44-8889) and assigned to 8th Air Force in England. Sold to French IGN for aerial mapping in 1954 and finally WFU in 1974 Given to the museum where it is still stored in a non-public aerea.
The Br 1001 was France's response to the NATO requirement for a light-weight strike aircraft that was eventually won by Fiat with its G-91. The Taon (anagram of NATO) first flew in 1957. Here in the Bourget museum.
Initially delivered to RAF as Sunderland Mk.III (JM719) in Aug 1943, converted to Mk.V in Sep 1944. Became a Sandringham 7 for BOAC as G-AKCO in Jul 1947, then sold in Australia as VH-APG in 1955 and finally to RAI in French Polynesia in 1958 until wfu in 1970. Joined the Musée de l'air in Paris in 1978. Unfortunately the aircraft was severely damaged in Feb 1984 by a strong storm.