126 relations: Aérospatiale, Aeronautics, Airplane, Albatros D.III, Albert Ball, Alenia Aermacchi, American Expeditionary Forces, Anthony Fokker, Arc de Triomphe, Arms industry, Édouard Nieuport, Battle of France, Belgium, Billy Bishop, Biplane, Blériot XI, Brussels, Canada, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Charles Godefroy, Charles Nungesser, Chord (aeronautics), Clerget-Blin, Dayton, Ohio, Dübendorf, Delage, Dunne D.8, Dux Factory, Eddie Rickenbacker, Flanders, Flieger-Flab-Museum, Florida, France, Franz Schneider (engineer), Henri Deutsch de la Meurthe, Hispano-Suiza, Hispano-Suiza 8, Italy, Joseph Sadi-Lecointe, Junkers Ju 87, L'Écho de Paris, L'Humanité, L'Intransigeant, Le Bourget, Le Matin (France), Le Rhône, Le Rhône 9J, Lift (force), Loire Aviation, Loire-Nieuport 10, ..., Loire-Nieuport 161, Loire-Nieuport LN.401, LVG, Machine gun, Malmen Airbase, Milan, Monocoque, Musée de l’air et de l’espace, Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of the United States Air Force, National Naval Aviation Museum, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Nieuport & General Aircraft, Nieuport 10, Nieuport 11, Nieuport 12, Nieuport 14, Nieuport 15, Nieuport 17, Nieuport 21, Nieuport 24, Nieuport 27, Nieuport 28, Nieuport 31, Nieuport II, Nieuport IV, Nieuport Madon, Nieuport VI, Nieuport-Delage NiD 29, Nieuport-Delage NiD 30, Nieuport-Delage NiD 32, Nieuport-Delage NiD 37, Nieuport-Delage NiD 38, Nieuport-Delage NiD 39, Nieuport-Delage NiD 42, Nieuport-Delage NiD 43, Nieuport-Delage NiD 48, Nieuport-Delage NiD 52, Nieuport-Delage NiD 540, Nieuport-Delage NiD 580, Nieuport-Delage NiD 62, Nieuport-Delage NiD 640, Nieuport-Delage NiD 740, Nieuport-Delage NiD-120, Nieuport-Delage Sesquiplan, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Ottawa, Paris, Rhinebeck (town), New York, Rovereto, Royal Flying Corps, Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History, Royal Naval Air Service, Schneider Trophy, Seaplane, SNCAO, SNCAO 200, SNCAO 30, Société Astra, SPAD S.XIII, Spanish Civil War, Stall (fluid mechanics), Suresnes, Sweden, Swedish Air Force Museum, Switzerland, Synchronization gear, Tellier, True (magazine), United States Army Air Service, Washington, D.C., William Beardmore and Company, World War I, World War II, 1910 Great Flood of Paris. Expand index (76 more) » « Shrink index
Aérospatiale, sometimes styled Aerospatiale, was a French state-owned aerospace manufacturer that built both civilian and military aircraft, rockets and satellites.
Aeronautics (from the ancient Greek words ὰήρ āēr, which means "air", and ναυτική nautikē which means "navigation", i.e. "navigation into the air") is the science or art involved with the study, design, and manufacturing of air flight capable machines, and the techniques of operating aircraft and rockets within the atmosphere.
An airplane or aeroplane (informally plane) is a powered, fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine, propeller or rocket engine.
The Albatros D.III was a biplane fighter aircraft used by the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. A modified licence model was built by Oeffag for the Austro-Hungarian Air Service (''Luftfahrtruppen'').
Albert Ball, (14 August 1896 – 7 May 1917) was an English fighter pilot during the First World War.
Alenia Aermacchi was a subsidiary of Leonardo (formerly Finmeccanica) active in the Aeronautics sector, with offices and plants in Venegono Superiore, Varese, Turin Caselle Airport in San Maurizio Canavese, Province of Turin and Pomigliano d'Arco, Province of Naples. From 1 January 2016, the activities of Alenia Aermacchi merged into Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s Aircraft and Aerostructures Divisions, within the Aeronautics Sector.
The American Expeditionary Forces (A. E. F., A.E.F. or AEF) was a formation of the United States Army on the Western Front of World War I. The AEF was established on July 5, 1917, in France under the command of Gen.
Anton Herman Gerard "Anthony" Fokker (6 April 1890 – 23 December 1939) was a Dutch aviation pioneer and aircraft manufacturer.
The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile (Triumphal Arch of the Star) is one of the most famous monuments in Paris, standing at the western end of the Champs-Élysées at the center of Place Charles de Gaulle, formerly named Place de l'Étoile — the étoile or "star" of the juncture formed by its twelve radiating avenues.
The arms industry, also known as the defense industry or the arms trade, is a global industry responsible for the manufacturing and sales of weapons and military technology.
Édouard de Niéport, usually known as Édouard Nieuport (1875–1911) was the co-founder with his brother Charles of the eponymous Nieuport aircraft manufacturing company, Société Anonyme Des Établissements Nieuport, formed in 1909 at Issy-les-Moulineaux.
The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
William Avery Bishop, (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) was a Canadian flying ace of the First World War, Victoria Cross recipient, and Air Marshal.
A biplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with two main wings stacked one above the other.
The Blériot XI is a French aircraft of the pioneer era of aviation.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum (Musée de l'Aviation et de l'Espace du Canada) (formerly the Canada Aviation Museum and National Aeronautical Collection) is Canada's national aviation history museum.
Charles Godefroy (29 December 1888 at La Flèche (Sarthe) – 11 December 1958 at Soisy-sous-Montmorency, (Val d'Oise), north of Paris) was a French aviator who became famous by his spectacular flight passing through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris in 1919.
Charles Eugène Jules Marie Nungesser (15 March 1892 – presumably on or after 8 May 1927) was a French ace pilot and adventurer, best remembered as a rival of Charles Lindbergh.
In aeronautics, chord refers to the imaginary straight line joining the leading and trailing edges of an aerofoil.
Clerget-Blin (full name being Société Clerget-Blin et Cie) was a French precision engineering company formed in 1913 by the engineer and inventor Pierre Clerget and industrialist Eugène Blin.
Dayton is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County.
Dübendorf is a municipality in the district of Uster in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.
Delage was a French luxury automobile and racecar company founded in 1905 by Louis Delage in Levallois-Perret near Paris; it was acquired by Delahaye in 1935 and ceased operation in 1953.
The Dunne D.8 of 1912 was a tailless swept wing biplane, designed by J. W. Dunne to have inherent stability.
Dux (Zavod "Duks") was a bicycle/automobile/aircraft factory in Moscow, Russia before and during World War I. The factory was founded in 1893.
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (October 8, 1890 – July 23, 1973) was an American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient.
Flanders (Vlaanderen, Flandre, Flandern) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history.
The Flieger Flab Museum (English: Swiss Air Force Museum) is located in the Canton of Zurich in Dübendorf on the grounds of Dübendorf Air Base.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Franz Schneider was a Swiss engineer and aircraft designer.
Henri Deutsch de la Meurthe (1846, Paris – 1919) was a successful French petroleum businessman (known as the "Oil King of Europe"Howard, Fred, Wilbur & Orville: A Biography, Dover Publications. Viewable) and an avid supporter of early aviation.
Hispano-Suiza (English: Hispanic-Swiss) was a Spanish automotive/engineering company and, after World War II, a French aviation engine and components manufacturer.
The Hispano-Suiza 8 was a water-cooled V8 SOHC aero engine introduced by Hispano-Suiza in 1914, and the most commonly used engine in the aircraft of the Entente Powers during the First World War.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Joseph Sadi-Lecointe (1891 – 1944) was a French aviator, best known for breaking a number of speed and altitude records in the 1920s.
The Junkers Ju 87 or Stuka (from Sturzkampfflugzeug, "dive bomber") is a German dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft.
L'Écho de Paris was a daily newspaper in Paris from 1884 to 1944.
L'Humanité ("Humanity"), is a French daily newspaper.
L'Intransigeant was a French newspaper founded in July 1880 by Henri Rochefort.
Le Bourget is a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France.
Le Matin was a French daily newspaper first published in 1884 and discontinued in 1944.
Le Rhône was the name given to a series of popular rotary aircraft engines produced in France by Société des Moteurs Le Rhône and the successor company of Gnome et Rhône.
The Le Rhône 9J is a nine-cylinder rotary aircraft engine produced in France by Gnome et Rhône.
A fluid flowing past the surface of a body exerts a force on it.
Loire Aviation was a French aircraft manufacturer in the inter-war period, specializing in seaplanes, and based in Saint-Nazaire, France.
The Loire-Nieuport 10 was a 1930s French prototype long-range maritime reconnaissance and combat floatplane produced by Loire-Nieuport, a joint venture between Loire Aviation and Nieuport-Delage.
The Loire-Nieuport 161 was a single-seat, single-engine, all-metal, low-wing monoplane fighter designed and built in France in 1935 to compete for a government contract.
The Loire-Nieuport LN.40 family of French naval dive-bombers for the Aeronavale in the late 1930s which saw service during World War II.
Luftverkehrsgesellschaft m.b.H. (L.V.G. or LVG) was a German aircraft manufacturer based in Berlin-Johannisthal, which began constructing aircraft in 1912, building Farman-type aircraft.
A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.
Malmen Airbase (Malmens flygplats) is a military airbase located in Malmslätt, Linköping Municipality, Östergötland County, Sweden.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Monocoque, also structural skin, is a structural system where loads are supported through an object's external skin, similar to an egg shell.
The Musée de l'air et de l'espace, (English: Air and Space Museum), is a French aerospace museum, located at the south-eastern edge of Le Bourget Airport, north of Paris, and in the commune of Le Bourget.
The Museo nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci" in Milan is the largest science and technology museum in Italy, and is dedicated to Italian painter and scientist Leonardo da Vinci.
The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C..
The National Museum of the United States Air Force (formerly the United States Air Force Museum) is the official museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, northeast of Dayton, Ohio.
The National Naval Aviation Museum, formerly known as the National Museum of Naval Aviation and the Naval Aviation Museum, is a military and aerospace museum located at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.
Naval Air Station Pensacola or NAS Pensacola (formerly NAS/KNAS until changed circa 1970 to allow Nassau International Airport, now Lynden Pindling International Airport, to have IATA code NAS), "The Cradle of Naval Aviation", is a United States Navy base located next to Warrington, Florida, a community southwest of the Pensacola city limits.
The Nieuport & General Aircraft Company Ltd was a British aircraft manufacturer, established during the First World War to build French Nieuport aircraft under licence, which closed down in 1920.
The Nieuport 10 was a French First World War sesquiplane that filled a wide variety of roles including reconnaissance, fighter and trainer.
The Nieuport 11, nicknamed the Bébé, was a French World War I single seat sesquiplane fighter aircraft, designed by Gustave Delage.
The Nieuport 12 was a French sesquiplane reconnaissance, fighter aircraft and trainer used by France, Russia, Great Britain and the United States during World War I. Later production examples were built as trainers and served widely until the late 1920s.
The Nieuport 14 was a military reconnaissance sesquiplane produced in France during the First World War.
The Nieuport 15 was designed as a bomber aircraft during World War I. Due to disappointing performance the type was rejected and never entered service.
The Nieuport 17 C.1 was a French sesquiplaneA type of biplane in which one pair of wings is markedly smaller than the other.
The Nieuport 21 was a French single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft used during World War I. The aircraft was used by the French, Russian, British and American air forces.
The Nieuport 24 was a French sesquiplane fighter aircraft during World War I designed by Gustave Delage as a replacement for the successful Nieuport 17.
The Nieuport 27 was a French sesquiplane fighter aircraft during World War I designed by Gustave Delage.
The Nieuport 28 C.1 was a French biplane fighter aircraft flown during World War I, built by Nieuport and designed by Gustave Delage.
The Nieuport Nie 31 or Nieuport 31 was a single-engine, single-seat monoplane or sesquiplane fighter aircraft designed and built in France in 1919.
The Nieuport II was a mid wing monoplane racing or sport aircraft built by the Société Anonyme des Établissements Nieuport between 1910 and 1914 and was noted for its high performance using a small twin-cylinder engine, and winning many races, primarily in France before being used as a trainer during World War One by French flying schools.
The Nieuport IV was a French-built sporting, training and reconnaissance monoplane of the early 1910s.
In October 1917 Nieuport began construction of a prototype monoplane fighter known as the Nieuport Madon, a strut braced monoplane.
The Nieuport VI was a sport monoplane produced in France in the 1910s, a further development by Nieuport along the same general lines as the Nieuport II and Nieuport IV.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD.29 was a French single-seat biplane fighter (C.I category) designed and built by Nieuport-Delage for the French Air Force.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 30 was a French airliner which entered service in 1920.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 32 was a French single-seater fighter produced by Nieuport during the period between the two World Wars.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 37 was a single-engine, single-seat monoplane fighter aircraft and racer designed and built in France in the early 1920s.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 38 was a touring aircraft built in small numbers in France in the early 1920s.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 39 was an airliner produced in France in the late 1920s, developed from the NiD 38.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 42 was a fighter aircraft built in France in the early 1920s, the first in a family of designs that would form the backbone of the French fighter force over the next decade.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 43 was a single engine, two seat biplane fighter aircraft designed and built for shipboard use in France in 1924.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 48 was a French single-engine parasol wing light fighter aircraft, designed and built in the 1920s.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 52 was a French fighter aircraft of the 1920s.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 540 was a high wing, eight seat, single engine airliner, built in France and first flown in 1930.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 580 R.2 was a contender for a French government contract for a long range, two seat reconnaissance aircraft, issued in 1928.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD.62 was a French sesquiplane fighter from the early 1930s.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 640 was a French four-passenger transport monoplane built by Nieuport-Delage.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 740 was a French trimotor monoplane designed to carry night mail.
The Nieuport-Delage NiD 120 series was a series of French single-seat parasol monoplane fighter aircraft of the 1930s.
The Nieuport-Delage Sesquiplans were a series of 1920s French racing monoplanes built by Nieuport-Delage.
The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is a living museum in Red Hook, New York.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Rhinebeck is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States.
Rovereto - Rofreit in German - ("wood of Cornish oaks") is a city and comune in Trentino in northern Italy, located in the Vallagarina valley of the Adige River.
The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.
The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History (Musée Royal de l’Armée et d’Histoire Militaire, often abbreviated to MRA, Koninklijk Museum van het Leger en de Krijgsgeschiedenis, KLM) is a military museum that occupies the two northernmost halls of the historic complex in Cinquantenaire Park in Brussels, Belgium.
The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914Admiralty Circular CW.13963/14, 1 July 1914: "Royal Naval Air Service – Organisation" to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world.
The Coupe d'Aviation Maritime Jacques Schneider, commonly called the Schneider Trophy or Schneider Prize (sometimes incorrectly referred to as the Schneider Cup, a different prize), was a trophy awarded annually (and later, biannually) to the winner of a race for seaplanes and flying boats.
A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.
SNCAO (abbreviated from Société nationale des constructions aéronautiques de l'ouest) was a state-owned French aircraft manufacturer, which originated on November 16, 1936, from the merger of the factories of Breguet in Bouguenais, and Loire-Nieuport in St Nazaire and Issy-les-Moulineaux.
The SNCAO 200 (sometimes written CAO.200) was a prototype French single seat fighter aircraft of the 1930s.
The SNCAO 30 was a French single-engined monoplane flying boat two-seat trainer.
Société Astra des Constructions Aéronautiques was a major French manufacturer of balloons, airships, and aeroplanes in the early 20th Century.
The SPAD S.XIII was a French biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War, developed by Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) from the earlier and highly successful SPAD S.VII. During early 1917, the French designer Louis Béchereau, spurred by the approaching obsolescence of the S.VII, decided to develop two new fighter aircraft, the S.XII and the S.XIII, both utilizing a powerful new geared version of the successful Hispano-Suiza 8A engine. The cannon armament of the S.XII was unpopular with most pilots, but the S.XIII proved to be one of the most capable fighters of the war, as well as one of the most-produced, with 8,472 built and orders for around 10,000 more cancelled at the Armistice.Sharpe 2000, p. 272. By the end of the First World War, the S.XIII had equipped virtually every fighter squadron of the ''Aéronautique Militaire''. In addition, the United States Army Air Service also procured the type in bulk during the conflict, and some replaced or supplemented S.VIIs in the Royal Flying Corps (RFC), pending the arrival of Sopwith Dolphins. It proved popular with its pilots; numerous aces from various nations flew the S.XIII during their flying careers. Following the signing of the Armistice of 11 November 1918, which effectively marked the end of the First World War, surplus S.XIIIs were sold in great numbers to both civil and military operators throughout the world.
The Spanish Civil War (Guerra Civil Española),Also known as The Crusade (La Cruzada) among Nationalists, the Fourth Carlist War (Cuarta Guerra Carlista) among Carlists, and The Rebellion (La Rebelión) or Uprising (Sublevación) among Republicans.
In fluid dynamics, a stall is a reduction in the lift coefficient generated by a foil as angle of attack increases.
Suresnes is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
The Swedish Air Force Museum (in Swedish, Flygvapenmuseum) is located at Malmen Airbase in Malmslätt, just outside Linköping, Sweden.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
A synchronization gear, or a gun synchronizer, sometimes rather less accurately called an interrupter, is attached to the armament of a single-engine tractor-configuration aircraft so it can fire through the arc of its spinning propeller without bullets striking the blades.
Tellier is a surname, and may refer to.
True, also known as True, The Man's Magazine, was published by Fawcett Publications from 1937 until 1974.
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Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
William Beardmore and Company was a Scottish engineering and shipbuilding conglomerate based in Glasgow and the surrounding Clydeside area.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The 1910 Great Flood of Paris (Crue de la Seine de 1910) was a catastrophe in which the Seine River, carrying winter rains from its tributaries, flooded the Paris conurbation, France.
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