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NIEUPORT 17.C1

Familiarization with an Nieuport 17.C1.

Pilot memoirs mention its first combat appearance was sometime in May 1916. Nieuport 17s were first deployed by France's N57 squadron. It was used to engage balloons, bombers and fighters. Pilots reported a good climb rate, speed and visibility. It also had excellent maneuverability which was very important in dogfights.


Engine startup:

1. Mixture: Full rich
2. Throttle: idle
3. "E" to start engine

Take off:

4. Lean mixture
5. Full throttle
6. Use rudder to gently correct to right heading

Standard gauges:

Tachometer (right)

Max RPM: 1500
Endurance: (combat) 1h.50
(cruise) 2h.40

This Lessons has been provided with the great help of =IRFC= Requem


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