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Ponche & Pimard Tubavion
 
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The all-metal Tubavion of Charles Ponche & Maurice Primard, the first 100% metal aeroplane built in France, went through a number of variations from 1911 onward, well into WWI.
 
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This photograph represents the 1912 version flown by Marcel Goffin at Reims or Amiens. The undercarriage and metal framework around the nacelle containing the engine and pilot are distinctive.
 
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Development of the Tubavion halted when Ponche was killed in an aircraft accident on February 10, 1916.
 
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