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Artifact no.
1967.0685.001
Model
Nieuport 12
Manufacturer
Etablissements Nieuport SA
Manufacturer Location
France
Manufactured Date
Before 1919
Context Technical
Designed for observation, the Nieuport 12 served with the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service and the air forces of France, Italy and Russia. The aircraft operated with the RFC and RNAS in 1916, but was not popular with crews and was withdrawn from front-line operation by the spring of 1917.
Context Canada
The first Canadian aerial victory of First World War was achieved by a Canadian gunner in the similar Nieuport 10, in December 1915.
Number of Parts
2
Artifact Missing
From CA of 03/01/1999 by Corey Stephen: Yes - No - No engine or propeller. Up to 40% of airframe is missing. Refer to condition report.
Group 1
Aviation
Category 1
Aircraft
Material
metal->;wood->;resin->rubber;fibre