The Caudron 232 was a light sports, touring and training aircraft manufactured in France at the beginning of the 1930s. It featured a wooden fuselage with a plywood skin. Fifty were built.
The Society des Avions Caudron was one of the earliest French aircraft manufacturing companies that was founded by the Caudron brothers in 1909. The company’s C59, which was introduced in 1922, was a popular multi-purpose light aircraft and over 1,800 were manufactured.
A development of the Caudron 59 was the Caudron 230 which was fitted with a Salmson engine and made its first flight in November 1930.
Fifteen were manufactured, followed by the Caudron 232 which was fitted with a Renault four cylinder in-line engine. Fifty Caudron 232s were produced including three 232/2s with wheel brakes and seven 234/4s with improved equipment.
This model represents the Caudron 232/4 F-AJYK at the Aero Club d’Auvergne in October 1930..
Dujin 1/72 kit. Completed in February 2022.