[WWI] The FOX-TROT Nieuport??

Daniel Clamot daniel.clamot at skynet.be
Thu Feb 10 06:13:39 EST 2005


Hi Mikko,

You can find some useful pictures here for the "Fox-Trot":

http://www.baha.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/ww1_precurseurs/ni
euport_16c1.htm

It is said that the serial number is N1467 and not N1407... And that Egide
Robaert seved in the 1st squadron.

HTH,

Daniel.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mikko Saarela" <saarela.mikko at kolumbus.fi>
To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2005 11:11 AM
Subject: [WWI] The FOX-TROT Nieuport??


> Folks!
>
> I've finished my Eduard Morane N. I'll take photos as soon as we'll get
one
> sunny day. Now I'm back - after almost 3 years - in a very dear subject,
> Eduard Nieuports! I looked inside the box of the new Nieuport 16 edition
and
> started to wonder about  this Belgian Fox-Trot Nieuport again, possibly
> N1407.  Last time I wondered about it, when I got the Blue Rider Sheet of
> Belgian Nieuports some 3 years ago.
>
> In the WS Datafile Special Nieuport Fighters vol. 1 there is a photo and a
> colour profile of this plane. The scout has no headrest, it has a Nieuport
> 11 type horseshoe cowling and seems to have also a 80 hp Le Rhône 9C
engine.
> And still, the text claims it to be Nieuport 16. Is it a mistake, or am I
> making a mistake here? Does the serial 1407 indicate it being a Nie 16? Or
> is it mistakenly considered to be a Nie 16 because of the Le Prieur
rockets
> mounted on the v-struts. These are usually seen in Nie 16s, aren't they?
>
>
> Yours Mikko
>
>
>
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