Birth of the Bugatti

Original design sketches show how the raceplane evolved.

(Art Courtesy of The Bugatti Trust)

Avion de Chasse

In this fighter (“avion de chasse”) design, done for the French government, Bugatti places the two engines side by side to reduce the fuselage cross-section. The two propellers and the airplane’s general shape show a kinship with the 100P.

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