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Flyboys Nieuport 17 – An easy-to-fly fighter of the Lafayette Escadrille

Flyboys Nieuport 17 - An easy-to-fly fighter of the Lafayette Escadrille
The most famous Nieuport WW I fighter, the Nieuport 17 sesquiplane, appeared in early 1916. Powered by the 110hp Le Rhône rotary engine, the Nieuport 17 was a larger, stronger version of the popular Nieuport 11 Bebe. Later versions were equipped with the 130hp Clerget engine and were designated as “17 bis.” The idea behind this 1/8-scale Nieuport was to build a simple 3-channel park flier for brushless motors. As with all of the short-nose...

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Flyboys Nieuport 17 – An easy-to-fly fighter of the Lafayette Escadrille

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