The Nieuport 28 America"s first fighter by Theodore Hamady

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Published by Schiffer Pub. in Atglen, Pa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nieuport aircraft -- History.,
  • Nieuport aircraft -- Design and construction.,
  • Spad (Fighter planes),
  • Fighter pilots.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTheodore Hamady.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG1242.F5 H355 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22682715M
ISBN 109780764329333
LC Control Number2008923978

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The Nieuport 28 goes into service with the first American Fighter Squadrons. Pilots gain combat experience on the quiescent Toul Front and the hotly contested Chateau-Thierry that followed.

Chapter contains maps of the Front Line duringand many photos of Nieuport 28 fighters and pilots. Nieuport 28 Aircraft. The The Nieuport 28 book book on word war 1 aircraft Nieuport 28 World War I, by author Theodore Hamady. Pilots who flew the Nieuport 28 in combat, sport, training, or films.

French reject Nieuport 28 in favor of Spad XIII. American Air Service procures Nieuport 28. This book provides an exhaustive history of the Nieup from its design inception inthrough its combat service with the U.S.

Air Service, and into the postwar era. Replete with pilot reports, maps, over photographs, and specially commissioned technical drawings and color profiles this book is a fitting testament to the Nieuport /5(15).

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First Nieuport 28 prototype. One of four development prototypes. Contemporary dimensioned drawing of the production Nieuport The Nieuport 28 performed creditably as the first operational pursuit aircraft in the fledgling U.S.

Air Service of the American Expeditionary Force. Thus, the primary significance of the Nieuport 28 for the national aeronautical collection is that it was the first fighter aircraft to serve with an American fighter unit under American command.

The French-built Nieuport 28 became the first fighter airplane flown in combat by pilots of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in World War I. On Apresulted in two victories when Lts. Alan Winslow and Douglas Campbell of the 94th Aero.

Design and development. The Nieuport 21 was designed by Gustave Delage and it made its maiden flight in While it had a similar airframe to the Nieup it was equipped with a less powerful Le Rhône 9C engine as it was originally intended as a long range escort fighter.

As the engine was fitted with a horseshoe shaped cowling, the Nieuport 21 was often mistaken for the slightly. A pilot in his Nieuport 28 fighter aircraft. (San Diego Air and Space Museum) World War I plane designs relied on a small selection of engines, and most of them were lubricated with castor oil.

As the war wore on and the oil was in short supply, Germany did turn to substitutes. The late Frank Tallman, arguably one of the most diversified pilots ever to climb into a cockpit, once wrote of the Nieuport 28 C-1, "I share the feelings of others lucky enough to fly the '28' -- that it certainly is the epitome of World War One flying and.

Nieuport built SPAD XIII's (but weren't one of the major producers), just as the Nieuport 28 was built by other companies not previously known for building aircraft (hence some of the issues) - my reference for this is a book on French aircraft production during ww1, published in the s in French but I don't have all the info anymore.

The Nieuport America’s First Fighter by Theodore Hamady, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, Pa.,$ The United States never developed an indigenous fighter during World War I, so it got by using British Sopwith Camels and Frenchbuilt Nieuport 28s and Spads.

Of those, the Nieuport 28 has the distinction of being the first fighter. Although the Nieuport 28 usually carried two Vickerscaliber machine guns, the one at the National Museum of Naval Aviation has only one installed. The second one would be mounted on the right side like the one shown here on the left.

Ammunition was fed to the gun from a. Nieuport 28 Books: Nieuport Aircraft of World War One (Vintage Warbirds, No 10) J.M. Bruce / Paperback / Arms & Armour Nieuports in Action J.M. Bruce / Paperback / Arms & Armour Wings of Glory: Nieuport Ni (Hartney) The Nieuport 28 was a French biplane fighter flown during World War I, designed by Gustave Delage.

Owing its lineage to the successful line of sesquiplane fighters as the Nieup the Nieuport 28 continued a similar design philosophy of a lightweight and highly maneuverable s: 8. This book is packed with information- history of the Nieup our attempts to build up a credible air force in WW1, pictures, technical details, etc etc.

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The Nieuport 28 has been a favorite of mine since the first time I saw "The Dawn Patrol" on television in or so. Needless to say I was delighted at the chance to review this book. As usual, Shiffer Publishing has produced a top-notch product that will impress any fan of the Nieup especially modelers.

It's a hard cover with pages. The Nieuport 28 was one of the wartime aircraft that managed a useful post-war existence. A few governments - Argentina, Greece, Guatemala, and Switzerland - managed a small collection in frontline service while others became museum showpieces and Hollywood props.

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Air Service, and into the postwar era. Replete with pilot reports, maps, over photographs, and specially commissioned technical drawings and color profiles this book is a fitting testament to the Nieuport /5(5).

This book provides an exhaustive history of the Nieup from its design inception inthrough its combat service with the U.S. Air Service, and into the postwar era. Replete with pilot reports, maps, over photographs, and specially commissioned technical drawings and color profiles this book is a fitting testament to the Nieuport   Finally, a new website.

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The Nieuport 28 had uninspiring performance and structural issues, and was not of interest to the French air service. It was used primarily by the U.S. Army air service, and in small numbers by other air forces immediately after the war. A handful of Nieuport 28s survived, and.

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Join us now. + plastic modelers use us. Login Register. The Nieuport 28 was rejected by the French Air Service as not suited to be front-line equipment. At the time, the American Army was desperate for any airplane they could scrounge, and Nieuports were delivered to the "Yanks." The first airplane Americans flew into combat, it was loved by some and feared by others.

Flying 28s, Douglas Campbell and Alan Winslow each shot down a Views: K. Rejected by the French Air Service, the N became the first operation fighter with the American Expeditionary Force simply because they were available. The USAS purchased Nieuport 28's for $ each (1).

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