[WWI] Twin-Boom Nieuport Hydro Pusher was: a morane saulnierpusher.....

Brad & Merville bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca
Tue Feb 22 19:39:34 EST 2005


Sorry Iban.  My collection of WWI Aero starts at issue #98.  Photo is on the 
way.

Cheers
Brad

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From: "iban" <ibancorp at tds.net>
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Subject: Re: [WWI] Twin-Boom Nieuport Hydro Pusher was: a morane 
saulnierpusher.....


> according to mike fletcher, wwi aero did an article on this one, with a
> corrected drawing, in issue #96, sept '83.  does anybody happen to have it
> handy?
>
> iban.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Brad & Merville" <bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca>
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> Sent: Friday, February 18, 2005 2:54 PM
> Subject: [WWI] Twin-Boom Nieuport Hydro was: a morane saulnier pusher.....
>
>
> Hi Iban
>
>   I did reply to you this morning by hitting the reply button but the list
> doesn't seem to like that these days.
>   Leo's book has one picture of the Nieuport hydro pusher, likely the one
> you've seen, and there is a short blurb but not much else.
>
>   "Very little is known about a third seaplane design from the Nieuport
> firm.  Built in 1912-1913, it was a large sesquiplane with a short central
> fuselage for a crew of 2 or 3, and a 110 hp Salmson engine installed as a
> pusher.  The tail surfaces were mounted at the ends of 2 long booms
> fabricated of compressed paper.  The machine was reported to have been an
> armoured design for military use only, eventually to mount a 
> forward-firing
> machine gun.  Only one was built and flown."
>
> "(Span: (upper) 15m; (lower) 7m; length: 7.5m; wing area: 40 sqm;
> speed:110kmh)".
>
> Cheers
> Brad
>
> 




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