2 results found
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Original Type:F+W N-20 Arbalète
Aircraft Generic Type:F+W N-20 Arbalète
Aircraft Version:F+W N-20.2 Arbalète
Operator / Titles:Switzerland - Air Force
C/n (msn):N20-001
City / Area:Lucerne / Verkehrshaus [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Switzerland
Collection:Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Photo Date:22 April 2008
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
Photo ID:276
View count: 67
First flown in 1951, the Arbalète (Crossbow) was a scaled-down aerodynamic prototype for the projected N-20 Aiguillon jet fighter. Powered by four tiny Turboméca turbojets, the Arbalète achieved 750 km/h (466 mph). One of the lower engines is just visible under the wing.
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Version:F+W N-20.2 Arbalète
Operator / Titles:Switzerland - Air Force
C/n (msn):N20-001
City / Area:Lucerne / Verkehrshaus [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:22 April 2008
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Original Type:F+W N-20 Arbalète
Aircraft Generic Type:F+W N-20 Arbalète
Aircraft Version:F+W N-20.2 Arbalète
Operator / Titles:Switzerland - Air Force
C/n (msn):N20-001
City / Area:Lucerne / Verkehrshaus [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Switzerland
Collection:Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Photo Date:14 June 2017
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact
Photo ID:135
View count: 132
This was the prototype of the first Swiss built jet aircraft though it never went into production and it was the sole example built. It first flew in November 1951 and is seen in the Swiss Transport Museum
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Version:F+W N-20.2 Arbalète
Operator / Titles:Switzerland - Air Force
C/n (msn):N20-001
City / Area:Lucerne / Verkehrshaus [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:14 June 2017
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact