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  Breguet 14 B2 (license-built at Don Meuang)

 

Thailand

A French Breguet 14 B2 bomber and reconnaissance aircraft on show at the Royal Thai Air Force Museum (fig.).

 

In the 1920's, this aircraft was license-built in Siam (fig.) and fitted with Renault engines.

 

  Breguet 14 B2 (license-built at Don Meuang)

 

  Breguet 14 B2 (license-built at Don Meuang)

 

When prices for the French imported engines soared, the search to use alternatives led to a bed aircraft being built to try out the replacement engines.

 

This then eventually resulted in the construction of an own Siamese airplane, called the Boriphat (fig.).

See POSTAGE STAMP (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5).

 

  Breguet 14 B2 (license-built at Don Meuang)