[WWI] Finnish Nieuport Question

Knut Erik Hagen knut.erik.hagen at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 15:03:04 EDT 2011


Hei,

Finish sources list 1D 453 aka D86/18 as a DUKS built Nie 16 - in use 1918-23.

There were two Nie 23.C1s in Finnish service- IC 452 aka D61/18 and
D62/18, in use 1918-20.

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 3:03 PM, dave fleming
<dave.fleming2 at dial.pipex.com> wrote:
> A friend asked me about this one. It's listed on many sites (and GALDecals) as a Nie 16 with a 17 cowl, but it has
> all the features of a Nie 17 - rounded forwad fuselage sides, parallel flying wires and I think I can see canted
> forward cabane struts.
>
> Any thoughts?
>
> http://www.militaryimages.net/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=18005&nojs=1&langid=3
>
> Dave


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