From Graces Guide
Sanchez-Besa was a native of Chile, a folk hero, and an experienced ﬂier.
José Luis Sanchez-Besa (1879-1954), living in France, was building both land- and seaplanes.
French built Bathiat-Sanchez-Besa aircraft
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