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Nieuport 24 World War One Aircraft


The french Bi-plane was invented by Gustave Delage following the success the of the Nieuport 17.




The fighter Aircraft went into production in the summer of 1917.




The Nieuport was also supplied to the British and the Russians during the First World War.




The French designed aircraft was also used as an advanced trainer and also built in England for the Royal Navy Air service.

Crew: One

Length: 5.88 m (19 ft 3½ in)

Wingspan: 8.18 m (26 ft 10 in)

Height: 2.44 m (8 ft)

Empty weight: 354 kg (782 lb)

Loaded weight: 544 kg (1,200 lb)

Performance

Maximum speed: 187 km/h (116 mph)

Range: 249.44 km (155 miles)

Service ceiling: 5,550 m (18,200 ft)

Rate of climb: 3.78 meters per second (745.45 feet per minute)

Armament

Guns:

(French service) 1 × synchronised Vickers machine gun

(British service) 1 × Lewis gun on Foster mounting on upper wing