Gourdou-Leseurre joined Nieuport in 1925 to become Loire-Nieuport.
Joint designers of a parasol-wing monoplane in 1918. Few built. Developed into C.1 fighter of 1922 with retractable landing-gear and Gnome-Bristol Jupiter engine. In 1925 became associated with the French dockyard Ateliers et Chantiers de la Loire, with change of name to Loire-Gourdou-Leseurre. In 1929 disassociated with LGL and returned to original title.