[WWI] Knut's Le Bourget racers

Len Smith lensmith at smith1523.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Feb 26 03:27:39 EST 2005


Sanjeev,
Morane Type H confirmed for 7 and 8.
1 and 2 are Nieuport IIN, with 27cv Nieuport-Darracq two cylinder 
horizontally opposed engine (for Steve)
Regards   Len.
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>I need some help with identification here:
> http://www.wwi-models.org/Photos/Pre-War/Paris/index.html
>
> Photos 3,4,5,6 are the Deperdussin Monocoque.
>
> Tentatively, I identified 7 and 8 as the Morane Type H, but Knut has 
> labelled these as Nieuport (see name of the jpeg files).  I am assuming 
> that this is the same subject in the background in photos 4 and 6.  Can 
> anybody confirm this?
>
> Photos 1 & 2 : what is this ? Some early Nieuport?
>
> The link to the MAE is :
> http://www.mae.org/collec_1900.htm
> thanks in advance
> Sanjeev
>
>
> 




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