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Nieuport N.10
Nieuport N.10

Nieuport N.10. A photo. Characteristics.



  • Type: Single, single-engine biplane fighter

  • Crew: one pilot

The first in a long line of successful fighters, built by the company "Nieuport" for French military aircraft. Airplane "Nieuport» 10 was probably the development of one of the racing aircraft, specially designed for closed Gustave Delage in 1914, the competition Gordon- Bennett. The first copy, entered service in May 1915 year were double reconnaissance aircraft, but the aircraft were quickly modified in a single modification due to the simple acceptance of fire through the front seat. With an additional set above the upper wing Lewis gun, "Nieuport» 10 became a fighter - these weapons were also found on the aircraft, which have preserved the original design. In this observer to be fired from a machine gun, I had to stand up for what in the upper wing had a special cut-out. "Nieuport» 10 also built under license in Italy by the company «McKee» (Macchi), and now in this country survived two museums, flightless airplane. There is only one copy is maintained in flying condition at the airport Old Rhinebeck.


Nieuport N.10 photo


Basic data


  • Length: 7,00 m Wingspan: 7,9 height: 2,7 m


The weight:

  • BLANK: 410 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 660 kg
  • Aircraft performance characteristics:
  • Maximum speed: 146 km / h
  • Flight duration: 3 hours Powerplant: "Dwarf" or "Ron" Power: 80 l. from. (59,5 kW)

Date of first flight:

  • the end of the year 1914


The surviving airworthy modifications: "Nieuport" 10.S1
Right: The French air ace Charles Nangesser moved the plane "Nieuport" 10.S1 1924 in the US in the year to assist in advertising the film «The Sky Raider», which was filmed as a pilot of the aircraft.




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