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The Origin of the Fighter Aircraft


by Jon Gutman

A French Nieuport fighter plane in flight, possibly a Nieuport 17, but possibly another model up to the Nieuport 27, with machine guns both above the upper wing, and along the fuselage.
The V struts, machine gun mounted above the upper wing, circular cowling, upward sweep of the tail, the tail itself, all mark the plane as a Nieuport.
Text:
1. French plane taken above the clouds.
Original 5x7 Aerial Photo. Reverse: blank.

A French Nieuport fighter plane in flight, possibly a Nieuport 17, but possibly another model up to the Nieuport 27, with machine guns both above the upper wing, and along the fuselage.
The V struts, machine gun mounted above the upper wing, circular cowling, upward sweep of the tail, the tail itself, all mark the plane as a Nieuport.

The Origin of the Fighter Aircraft by Jon Gutman

Publisher: Westholme Publishing, 2009

Copyright: 2009 Jon Gutman

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