[WWI] Which airplane would you fly?

Steven Perry sperry11 at tampabay.rr.com
Wed Jul 13 16:55:55 EDT 2011

On 7/13/2011 8:02 AM, Diego Fernetti wrote:
> 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.
Depends on who was flying what on the other side  at the time. :-)

Now for all those that have been listed in this thread, I've had 
fantasys of flying all of them except the DFW B.1

However for sheer joy of aviating, I'll take my ride in a Pup.


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