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Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper OA-1
(1940)


 

British Burnelli / Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper OA-1
The Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper was built in England under a license from Mr. Burnelli and under his supervisionThe aircraft was used by General Charles de Gaulle during W.W.II.
 
 
 
Burnelli Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper OA-1

Over the river Clyde - 1940.  It was a slightly modified American-built UB-14.  This plane was delivered to General De Gaulle in North Africa by the famed english pilot Jimmy Mollison.

 

 

1940 - The Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper OA-1 undergoing maintenance at the Southhampton factory.

Burnelli Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper OA-1

 

 

Burnelli Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper OA-1

April 1988 cover of the French magazine entitled "Le Fana de L'Aviation" no. 288.  Depicted is the Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper OA-1 in Free French colors.

 

 

1942 - Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper - North Africa. The British-built Burnelli, in Free French colors. The aircraft served as General Charles de Gaulle's Transport during WW II.

Burnelli Cunliffe-Owen Clyde Clipper OA-1

 

 

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