Hanriot et Cie
Hanriot was a pioneer aviator who formed Aeroplanes Hanriot et Cie
at the beginning of World War I. Starting by building Sopwith 1-1/2
Strutters, the company developed its own design, the HD.1 in 1916.
Hanriot focused on trainer and sport aircraft in the post-war years.
1914: Aéroplanes Hanriot et Cie is formed
1930: On death of René Hanriot company becomes
Lorraine-Hanriot, a division of Société Général Aéronautique (SGA)
1933: SGA breaks up, Marcel Hanriot forms a new
Compagnie des Avions Hanriot.
1936: Nationalization law creates SNCA du Centre
(Aérocenter) which takes over Hanriot and Farman.