[WWI] Fonck 'n Nieuports

Mikko Saarela saarela.mikko at kolumbus.fi
Sun Feb 27 08:53:40 EST 2005


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> Sean Said:
> 
>>Hey -
>>
>>I just thought of something. Fonck's SPADs are famous.
>>But do we see much reference to Nieuports of his? We
>>know Guynemer and Nungesser had no shortage of these
>>graceful aircraft - but the high-scoring Fonck? What's
>>up with that? Or am I missing something?
> 
> 
> Sean, IIRC, Fonk trnsferred from 2 seaters after Escarille 103 had 
> re-equipped with SPADS! I think it is that simple. :-) I can check The 
> Storks, by Franks and Bailley? if you like!
> RAGIII
> 
Yep!

IIIRC he was a Caudron pilot before his career as a SPAD ace

Mikko


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