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César Balloon-assisted Tandem
 
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This tandem biplane design of central pusher configuration is attributed to Léopold César, but was a modification of a 1909 design of Eugène Boutaric. The Boutaric design had the same construction, but used a 25 hp Anzani which drove two propellers via chains. The propellers were placed just behind the front biplane wing in tractor configuration. There are no reports that the César tandem-wing machine left the ground, not even when fitted with a balloon on struts above it. Wing span was only six metres. It had a 50 hp Prini-Berthaud engine, mounted quite some way behind the front biplane wings on the connecting structure between the wing cells.
 
 
 
 


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