A little history about the Nieuport N28 C El Nieuport 28 N. This device earned his fame by being the first aircraft to enter service in US fighter squadron. The design Nieuport 28 It was an attempt to adapt the concept of rotary engine fighter, lightweight construction and highly maneuverable typified by the Nieuport 17 , a concept more in line with the situation.
It was designed to carry an updated armament of two twin machine guns, synchronized with the propeller, a more powerful engine and a new wing structure, different from the above models with ailerons Nieuport and only the lower wings. The tail design was very similar to the Nieuport 27 , but the fuselage was leaner, in fact it was so narrow that mounts machine guns hung over the left fuselage.
In early , when the first production Nieuport 28 He was prepared, the model was already obsolete from the point of view of the French.
XIII apparatus was superior in many ways, and in any case, It was firmly established as the standard French fighter of the era. The Nieuport 28 N. Alan Winslow and Douglas Campbell the first American-trained ace of the 94th Aero Squadron each downed an enemy aircraft. Although the Nieuport 28 was considered obsolete at the time, American pilots maintained a favorable ratio of victories to losses with it.
The Nieuport was more maneuverable than the sturdier SPAD XIII that replaced it, but it had a reputation for fragility and a tendency to shed its upper wing fabric in a dive. Eddie Rickenbacker - flew the French-built Nieuport at one time or another in their careers. This reproduction contains wood and hardware from an original Nieuport The aircraft is painted and marked to represent a Nieuport of the 95th Aero Squadron, 3rd Flight, as it appeared in July The plane depicted was placed on display in May Public Domain.
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The Nieuport 28 C.1, a French biplane fighter aircraft flown during World War I, was built by Nieuport and designed by Gustave Delage. Owing its lineage to the . Appearing in mid , the Nieuport 28C.1 was rejected by the French in favor of the sturdier, more advanced Spad XIII. Having no suitable fighter design of its.