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The First War Planes


by William E. Barrett

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 First War Planes (a Fawcett How-to Book)

Publisher: Fawcett Publications, 1960

Copyright: 1960 by Fawcett Publications, Inc.