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French Military Reconnaissance Aircraft 1910-1919 - Breguet 14, Caudron G.3, Morane-Saulnier L, Nieuport 14, Dorand AR, Farman Mf.11, Rep Type N (Paperback) Loot Price: R467
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French Military Reconnaissance Aircraft 1910-1919 - Breguet 14, Caudron G.3, Morane-Saulnier L, Nieuport 14, Dorand AR, Farman...

French Military Reconnaissance Aircraft 1910-1919 - Breguet 14, Caudron G.3, Morane-Saulnier L, Nieuport 14, Dorand AR, Farman Mf.11, Rep Type N (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 107. Not illustrated. Chapters: Breguet 14, Caudron G.3, Morane-Saulnier L, Nieuport 14, Dorand Ar, Farman Mf.11, Rep Type N, Caudron R.4, Salmson 2, Farman Hf.20, Morane-Saulnier Bb, Letord Let.1, Rep Parasol, Farman Mf.7, Fba Type A, Spad S.xi, Deperdussin Tt, Clement-Bayard No.2, Sea Iv, Caudron G.6, Astra C, Caudron Type J, Caudron R.6, Farman F.40, Morane-Saulnier P, Salmson-Moineau. Excerpt: The Breguet 14 was a French biplane bomber and reconnaissance aircraft of World War I. It was built in very large numbers and production continued for many years after the end of the war. Apart from its widespread usage, it was noteworthy for becoming the first aircraft in mass production to use large amounts of metal rather than wood in its structure. This allowed the airframe to be lighter than a wooden airframe of the same strength, in turn making the aircraft very fast and agile for its size, able to outrun many of the fighters of the day. Its strong construction was able to sustain much damage, it was easy to handle and had good performance. The Breguet 14 is often considered one of the best aircraft of the war. The aircraft was designed by Louis Breguet, who flew the first prototype (originally designated Breguet AV Type XIV) on its first flight on 21 November 1916. The design was a come-back for Breguet to designing conventional planes, after designing pusher-type aircraft Breguet BUM. Later that month, the French Army's Section Technique de l' Aeronautique (S.T.Ae.) issued requirements for four different new aircraft types. Breguet submitted his new design for two of those categories - reconnaissance aircraft, and bomber. Following evaluation in February, the Breguet 14 was accepted for both these roles, and in March, orders were placed for 150 reconnaissance aircraft and 100 bombers, designated Breguet 14A.2 and 14B.2 respectiv...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-66972-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-66972-X
Barcode: 9781155669724

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