Ground crewmen start the engine of a USAAS Nieuport 28 C-1 which takes off in France.
France Date:1918, April Duration:2 min 20 sec Sound:NO SOUND
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) 94th Fighter Squadron in France during World War I. 2nd Lieutenant E. K. Delaney climbs into the cockpit of a USAAS De Havilland Airco DH-4 bomber. An officer and a ground crewman are standing near the nose of the aircraft. 2nd Lieutenant Allan F. Winslow seated in the cockpit of USAAS Nieuport 28 C-1 . A ground crewman turns the propeller of an Airco DH-4. Another crewman holds the first crewman's arm. The DH-4 bomber taxis away. The parked Nieuport 28 C-1 with its engine running. Lieutenant Douglas Campbell of the 94th fighter Squadron seated in the cockpit of the Nieuport 28 C-1. Two parked Nieuport 28 C-1s start to taxi. Third Nieuport 28 C-1 parked in the foreground. A Nieuport 28 C-1 taxis away. Bi-wing of a parked aircraft in the foreground. Ground crewmen starting the engine of a Nieuport 28 C-1. Ground crewmen hold onto the wings as the wheel chocks are removed and the aircraft turns. The aircraft takes off. Two ground crewmen standing beside a parked bi-winged aircraft in the foreground. American fighter ace Lieutenant Eddie Rickenbacker seated in the cockpit of a SPAD S. XIII fighter aircraft. 94th Aero Squadron "Hat in Ring" insignia on the side of the aircraft. Lieutenant Rickenbacker seated in the cockpit of a SPAD S. XIII near Rembercourt, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France on 18th October, 1918. A Nieuport 28 C-1 takes off.
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