Société des Avions Marcel Bloch

Société des Avions Marcel Bloch
Industry Aeronautics, defence
Fate Merged
Successor Société des avions Marcel Dassault
Founded 1928
Founder Marcel Bloch
Defunct 1947
Headquarters Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Products Aircraft
Bloch MB.200 in flight

The Société des Avions Marcel Bloch was a French aircraft manufacturer of military and civilian aircraft that changed its name to Dassault Aviation after the end of World War II.

It was founded by Marcel Bloch (hence "MB" in the aircraft designations) who changed his name to Marcel Dassault (as in char d'assaut, French for "assault tank") due to persecution of Jews under the Vichy French regime.

Aircraft models (and first flight)




  1. "Military Bloch aircraft : MB 200". Dassault Aviation. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  2. Green, William. War Planes of the Second World War: Volume Seven Bombers and Reconnaissance Aircraft. London: Macdonald, 1967, p. 98
  3. MB 220-221
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