Dassault MD 311-312 Flamant. A photo. Characteristics.
Dassault MD 311-312 Flamant. A photo. Characteristics.

Dassault MD 311-312 Flamant. A photo. Characteristics.


A type: Twin-engine monoplane transport and general-purpose aircraft

Capacity: a crew of two and up to ten passengers

One of the first post-war product reformed the company "Bosch» (Bloch, renamed "Dasso» (Dassault) in 1945 year, the twin-engine plane "Flamands» (Flamant) was built to meet the needs of France in uchebnotrenirovochnom and transport aircraft. There were quite liberated in the Union able and affordable general aviation (and aircraft of the former "axis", too: planes "Siebel» Si 204 built in France during the occupation), but the French have decided that we need a more modern design, so that the company "Dassault" hastily built Plane MD.303.

This special one-time prototype was soon replaced by the MD.315 aircraft, which featured more powerful Renault / SNECMA engines. Bypassing the competitor in the face of the S0.90 aircraft from the nationalized manufacturer SNCAS0, Dassault received 1947's initial contract for 65 aircraft MD.315 in December. By the time the production was completed in 1952, 136 serial aircraft had been delivered. The aircraft was operated in France and its colonial territories in Africa and Asia. Used as an airplane for the transport of troops, light transport and medical aircraft, Flaman was also converted to a ground-attack aircraft during the conflicts in Algeria and French Indonesia. Training aircraft Flaman was ordered in November 1948.

It produced about 40 aircraft MD.311 (for crew training) and 118 aircraft MD.312 (for pilot training). Last-built military aircraft "Flamand» (MD.312) was raised in the French Air Force in January 1954 years. In addition to aircraft for the Air Force was built 25 aircraft (MD.312M) for the French Navy in 1952-1953 years. The aircraft served in all the roles he destined to final decommissioning in 1983 year.

Basic data


  • Length: 12,78 m
  • Wingspan: 20,21 m
  • Height: 4,9 m

Range of flight: 1500 km

Power point: two engines 12S 02 the company SNECMA

Power: 1060 l. from. (866 kW)

The weight:

  • BLANK: 5100 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 6400 kg

Date of first flight:

  • February 10, 1947 (aircraft MD.303)

Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 445 km / h

The surviving airworthy modifications: MD.311 and MD.312