[WWI] [WWI} Which airplane would you fly?

ZELNICK, KENNETH T KZELNIC at entergy.com
Wed Jul 13 12:46:52 EDT 2011


>Now here's the thing:
>If you were given the chance to be transported in time to some point
between
>1914 to 1918 on the European Western front of the Great War, given some
>training to fly airplanes (at Issoudun or at Aviano or at Schwerin) and
then
>you could choose ANY aircraft of the era to make a tour over the
trenches...
>I guess I'd choose -for practical reasons- a Fokker D.VIIf. However,
for the
>looks, I'd choose a Nieuport 11. Or a Sopwith Pup.
>What airplane would you choose?
>D.

Picking one from each side I'd start with the SE-5 and D7 for stability,
then graduate to the Camel and DR-1 to try something completely unstable
- kind of like myself.  ;)

ken z



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