FOURNIER AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURED

 

RF1

 

Only one made, owned by Rene and crashed at Dijon in 1961 (Not Rene flying!!!)

 

RF2

 

2 built.
no.1 believed to be airworthy in France.
no.2 on display in Musee de L’air, Paris.

 

RF3

 

89 built.
9 imported into UK. (1 registered but not imported)
9 still registered.

 

RF4

 

1 prototype & 2 others built in France.
None imported.

 

RF4D

 

156 built in Germany. (Hence the D suffix.)
24 imported into UK.
12 still registered.
7 de-registered.
5 written off.

 

RF5

 

127 built.
15 imported into UK.
8 still registered.
3 de-registered.
5 written off

 

RF5b ‘Sperber’

 

99 built.
6 imported into UK.
5 still registered.
1 written off.

 

Other variants of RF5, the RF55 and RF S5 (see history section) prototypes only.

 

RF6

 

Only prototype made.

 

RF6b

 

44 built.
4 imported into UK.
3 still registered.
1 de-registered.

 

Production taken over by Slingsby Aviation in Yorkshire, UK and construction changed from wood & fabric to composite as the ‘Firefly’, engine size increased from 100 hp through variants, to a maximum of 260 with constant speed prop.
The Slingsby aircraft are NOT counted as Fourniers by Fournier UK  in listings.
However, ‘Fireflys’ are welcome at Fournier UK events and on trips.

 

RF6c (RS180 Sportsman)

 

No. built unknown.
1 imported into UK.
1 still registered.

 

RF7

 

2 built. (The prototype and a homebuilt.)
1 imported into UK. (The prototype.)
1 still registered.

 

RF8

 

Only prototype made.

 

RF9

 

14 built.
None imported into UK.

 

RF10

 

14 built.
?? imported into UK

 
Ximango / Super Ximango
 

No. built unknown.
7 imported into UK.
7 still registered.

 

Issue 1, Feb 2006