Société des Avions Bernard (French: Bernard Aircraft Company) was a French aircraft manufacturer of the early 20th century. It was founded in April 1917 by Adolphe Bernard as Etablissements Adolphe Bernard to licence-built SPAD fighters. Immediately after the war the company was reorganised as Société Industrielle des Métaux et du Bois ("SIMB") to cover a wider product range. It built no new aircraft until 1922, when an aircraft division was formed with Jean Hubert as head designer. The company was bankrupt in 1927 but Bernard re-formed it a last time under the name Société des Avions Bernard to build a small production run of airliners for CIDNA but was out of business again before the French aviation industry was nationalised in 1935.
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