Nieuport 24bis

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Nieuport 24bis
Nieuport 24bis with fancy paintjob.jpg
Role Fighter
Manufacturer Nieuport
Introduction early 1917 [1]
Primary user Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945.svg France
Variants Nieuport 24
Wingspan 8.18 m (26 ft 10 in) [2]
Engine 130hp Le Rhône 9Jb rotary
Armament sync. fixed Vickers
Crew 1
Max Speed 170 km/h (106 mph) [3][4]
to 187 km/h (116 mph)[2]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 2:40[3]
2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 5:40[3][2]
3,000 m (9,840 ft) in 9:25[2]-9:40[3][note 1]
Ceiling 5,500 m (18,200 ft)[2]-6,800 m (22,300 ft)[4]
Endurance 1:42 [4]

The Nieuport 24bis was developed alongside the Nieuport 24 and actually preceded it into service. It retained the squared-off tail and comma rudder of the Nieuport 17 and had deeply cambered wings for increased lift. Like the 24, the 24bis was largely replaced by SPADs in the autumn of 1917 through early 1918.

Greece purchased twenty 24bis planes in March 1918; Latvia and Poland acquired a few; and Russia built their own by the Dux firm. Many of the 24bis planes were used in the Russian Civil War.\ [1]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Nieuport 24.

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Unofficial Stats
Availability Maneuver Damage Dmg Points Max Alt. Climb
Maneuver.png Firing.png Damage.png Ceiling.png Climb.png
16Q4-17Q4 F A or B 13 12 3

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Notes
  1. For Dux-built N24bis: 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 2:42, 2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 5:42, 3,000 m (9,840 ft) in 9:24.[4]
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 Davilla, p.392.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Lamberton, pp.216-217.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Davilla, p.398.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Durkota, p.358.
Bibliography
  • Dr. James J. Davilla and Arthur M. Soltan. French Aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9637110-4-0.
  • Alan Durkota, Thomas Darcey, and Victor Kulikov. The Imperial Russian Air Service. Flying Machines Press, 1995. ISBN 0-9637110-2-4
  • W.M.Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman. Fighter Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Harleyford Publications Limited, 1960.