[WWI] Night Fighter Group Build on Large Scale Planes

Ray Boorman fokkereiv at gmail.com
Tue May 1 17:16:18 EDT 2018


BE12.  Which is really a BE2

On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 11:49 AM, Knut Erik Hagen <knut.erik.hagen at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hei,
>
> The FE2b was more used a night bomber, too large to be a fighter.
> You can include the Armstrong Withworth FK 8. Avro 504K, BE2d/e/f, BE12,
> Bristol Scout, DH 4, Farman F.40, FE2d, Sopwith Baby, SPAD S.VII, Sopwith
> Triplane & Vickers Gunbus among the defenders of Britain.
>
> If it was available and a pilot believed it could be flown and landed at
> night, it would take off and go Gotha/Zeppelin hunting
>
>
>
>   BRgds
> Knut Erik
>
> On 1 May 2018 at 01:40, BT <orc51o at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Howdy gang,
>>
>> It has been a long time since I posted on this group twice in a day! How
>> times change...
>>
>> There is a Night Fighter group build proposed over at Large Scale Planes.
>> http://www.largescaleplanes.com/
>>
>> I'm trying to come up with a list of WWI fighters that were pressed into
>> night service.
>>
>> See if I've forgotten any:
>>
>> F.E.2b
>> Avro 504
>> Camel and Camel Comic (what did Harold E. Hartney fly - Comic or standard
>> Camel?)
>> 1-1/2 Strutter and 1-1/2 Strutter Comic
>> Sopwith Pup (B 1807)
>> B.E.2c
>> Brisfit?
>> Albatros D.Va (Rudolf Hunze?)
>> Voisin
>> Dolphin (141 Squadron)
>>
>> So, no night fighting SPADs or Nieuports?
>>
>> ß!
>>
>>
>>
>
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