Levy-Besson 450hp Flying Boat

Twelve of the Levy-Besson 450hp Flying Boats were completed. They had a three-man crew and retained the triplane formula of the Levy-Besson "Alerte" Flying Boat. [1]

Levy-Besson 450hp
Role Flying Boat
Manufacturer Levy-Besson
Primary user Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945.svg France
Number built 12
Engine 450hp Renault
Crew 3
Max Speed 150 km/h (93 mph) [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Davilla, p.302.
  • Dr. James J. Davilla and Arthur M. Soltan. French Aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9637110-4-0.