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  1. America's First Combat PilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | Air & Space

    ... they saw from the air the horrors of the battlefield: gas attacks and trench warfare. Kiffin Rockwell tests his Nieuport 11 near Verdun in 1916, the year he was killed. Learning of his death, Georges Thenault wept, calling him "the best and bravest ...

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  2. 'Like strapping on a small motorcycle': Replica WW I plane from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | CBC News

    The Nieuport 11 is a flying replica of the primary aircraft flown by Canadians at the battle of Vimy Ridge. A piece of history swooped into Winnipeg on Friday to honour the 100-year anniversary of an iconic Canadian battle. 2 comments

  3. New Game: SPA 124thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | MobyGames

    ... to Instant Action there is a campaign with more than fifteen missions. The player gets to fly planes including Nieuport 11, Nieuport 17, Nieuport 28C, SPAD VII, SPAD XIII, and the Sopwith Strutter 1.5 Scout/Bomber. The German/Austrian Aces that need ...

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  4. Nowra man was WWI fighter aceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | South Coast Register

    THURSDAY, July 20 will be the 100th anniversary of the death of Nowra-born World War I fighter ace Alfred Seymour Shepherd. Captain Shepherd was awarded both the Distinguished Service Order [DSO] and Military Cross [MC] for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on a number of occasions while serving with the Royal Flying Corps.

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  5. Replica of Vimy biplane damaged during takeoff attempt in New BrunswickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    One of the First World War replica biplanes that took part in commemorative ceremonies in Vimy, France, in April has been damaged while attempting a take-off in New Brunswick. The replica Nieuport 11 was set to take off on a flight to Gatineau, Que., when it veered to one side and tipped forward - damaging its landing gear, propeller and nose.

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  6. Replica of Vimy biplane damaged during takeoff attempt in New BrunswickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Guardian

    One of the First World War replica biplanes that took part in commemorative ceremonies in Vimy, France, in April has been damaged while attempting a take-off in New Brunswick. The replica Nieuport 11 was set to take off on a flight to Gatineau, Que., when it veered to one side and tipped forward - damaging its landing gear, propeller and nose.

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  7. Vimy fly-past plane stops in Pictou CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Amherst Daily News

    A replica of a First World War biplane that flew over Vimy Ridge to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle made a stop in Pictou County on Wednesday. Vimy Flight, a team of volunteer pilots and their ground support, performed a commemorative fly-past over the Vimy Ridge Memorial in France on April 9 with four Nieuport 11 planes.

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  8. Vimy Flight pilots kick off cross-Canada tour in GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Nova News Now

    ... the modern planes the participating pilots were accustomed to, Ricker said. "They are very basic. These are the Nieuport 11 aircraft that are very similar to the ones that were flown in the (First World War) 100 years ago," he said. "When I first ...

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  9. The First Day of Airmail, 1918Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Air & Space

    ... of Eagles fly-in. In formation with her is husband Dick Starks, piloting his plans-built Graham Lee replica Nieuport 11. (Video: Courtesy of Chris Gerlach) A segment from a U.S. Air Force film follows a single flight by then-Major Charles "Chuck" ...

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  10. Vimy pilots and crew prep for anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Langley Advance

    This April 9, a little piece of Langley will take to the skies over France in memorial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Three aircraft from Langley, including two newly built replica Sopwith Pups, are in France to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle.

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  11. A flyby to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Times-Herald

    ... smaller airplanes," said Handy, "but there's not a huge number of them." Handy has been training in the replica Nieuport 11, a very small, lightweight, one-seater biplane, over the last couple months at the airbase in Comox, B.C. with the other ...

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  12. CANADA150: West Shore residents remember the battle of Vimy Ridge 100 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Goldstream Gazette

    ... five planes flying overhead. We're trying to re-enact that." Erhart and other team members have been test flying Nieuport 11 biplanes at the Courtenay Airpark. The planes are scaled-down reproductions of the Nieuport 11, which was designed in France ...

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  13. Slide Show: Langley-built biplanes in France for Vimy anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Chilliwack Progress

    A squadron of replica First World War biplanes that includes three Langley-built aircraft has arrived at the airport in Lille, France, just in time for the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge . The two Sopwith Pups, built by volunteers at the Canadian Museum of Flight at the Langley airport, were partially disassembled and packed into a Royal Canadian Air Force transport jet at Comox air force base on March 17 for shipment to France, along with a Langley-built SE5a and four replica Nieuport 11 'Bebe' biplanes of the same era.

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  14. Langley's flight museum hosts French-inspired galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The museum is getting ready to send the Vimy Flight Team of pilots, the build crew, four Nieuport 11 biplanes and the Sopwith Pups to Vimy, France, as part of the 100th anniversary of the First World War battle of Vimy Ridge. This past year, everyone at the museum has been involved in a legacy project by helping build two replica Sopwith Pup First World War biplanes - a project that is also being featured in the aviation documentary Wings of Courage.

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  15. Wartime battle flags lead Heritage Auctions' 2016 Arms & Armor SalesRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2017 | Art Daily

    ... ealized $24,375 A Cased Engraved Perazzi SCO Over and Under Shotgun: realized $18,750 A WWI Lafayette Escadrille Nieuport 11 Fuselage Fabric with Famed Indian-Head Insignia: realized $16,250

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  16. Library of Congress photographRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... in Washington, Oct. 14, 2016. The crash Prince was one of the first Americans to volunteer, and he flew a Nieuport 11 during his time over the front. The squadron was officially designated the 124th, but once formed under French officers, it became ...

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  17. Remembering, Honoring First Americans to Fight, Die in World War IRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... air war was just as deadly as the ground war. Prince was one of the first Americans to volunteer, and he flew a Nieuport 11 during his time over the front. The squadron was officially designated the 124th, but once formed under French officers, it ...

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  18. Re-enacting the Vimy Memorial flyoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    ... King Edward in 1936, they had five planes flying overhead. We're trying to re-enact that." Erhart's plane is a Nieuport 11 out of Nanaimo. He and other team members have been taking test flights from the Courtenay Airpark. "My aircraft is honouring ...

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