Nieuport 17 airplanes being built in a factory in France during World War I
France Date:1916 Duration:1 min 34 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Interior of a French aircraft factory during World War 1. Stacks of lumber in their receiving department. Men work on airplane framework stretched across wooden horses. Women in dresses and caps work on electric ignition wiring. men occupying an office area on the factory floor. Partially assembled aircraft lined up in the background. Men and women in a wing assembly area. Two scenes of men working in an engine assembly area. A man stands next to a LeRhone 9J,110 Hp rotary radial aircraft engine mounted on a mobile test stand. He rotates the engine. Another man displays one fitted with a long propeller shaft. A third man starts an engine fitted with a propeller. It runs on the test stand. A group of completed Nieuport 17 aircraft fuselages, lacking only wings and propellers. Larger view of that factory room, with men fitting the wings onto the airplane bodies. A line of airplanes with wings on the opposite side of the room. View of an airfield with a line of Nieuport airplanes parked in front of buildings. (WWI; WW1)
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