On a French Airforce demand's, the Jodel D140 "Mouquetaire" was modified to launch sailplanes. She was name D140R "Abeille" and keep the same fly caracteristics of the "Mousquetaire", except for climbrates which was better.
Between 1965 and 1966, only 22 models were build by SAN near Bernay (France).
The D140R 'Abeille" (larger flaps, new tail and monobloc elevator, wider rear canopy) made her first fly in 1964.
Here, the D140R is the "Abeille" of the Dauphiné's aeroclub, at Grenoble-Le Versoud Airfield (France).
She was Henri Giraud personal plane's, famous pilot who develops technics of fly over mountains in France.
This model has full surface animation, Complete panel, virtual cockpit, open canopy and cargo-door. Two versions : skis and wheels. Design and panel by Christian DAVI, gauges by Zeteam and Dominique Noulette. 5.11 mb.
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