First flight of Dassault Balzac V

Friday, October 12, 1962



The Dassault Balzac V was designed to be a supersonic VTOL fighter. It had eight RB.108 lift engines and was based on a Dassault Mirage III airframe.


The first flight was a tethered hover.


(Source: AHS V/STOL Wheel entry for this aircraft)


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