[WWI] Nieuport 21 question
saarela.mikko at kolumbus.fi
Thu Feb 17 04:47:40 EST 2005
And did you notice that the cowling is also wrong! It is Nieuport 16 type
used with Le Rhône 9J (sometimes also in Nie 17s). Le Rhône 9C is no
problem. Eduard puts extra 80 hp Le Rhônes to all of they new Le Rhône a/c
kits. The Italian Hanriots kit has one, Nie17 Russian Service has one etc.
The right cowling you can get from the new Nieuport 16 Limited edition kit!
You won't need it with Nie 16. You can swap theNie 16 and 21engines, too!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Will Hendriks" <whendriks at shaw.ca>
To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2005 3:51 AM
Subject: Re: [WWI] Nieuport 21 question
> Hi all:
> Something just occured to me while examining the Eduard Noop 21 kit and
> photos in the Datafile Special vol.I.
> The kit comes with a 110 hp LeRhone like the Nie.17. The Nie.21 had a 80
> hp LeRhone 9C, the big difference being the induction tubes mounted at the
> front instead of the back.
> Great. This means I shall have to find an extra 80 hp engine like the one
> in the Nie.11 and the new Morane kit.
> Has anyone had success obtaining individual sprues/parts from Eduard?
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