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Nieuport and General Aircraft Co: Nighthawk

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1920. Nighthawk.

Note: This is a sub-section of Nieuport and General Aircraft Co.

Single-seater biplane fighter.

It was fitted with a 320 horse-power, nine-cylinder, fixed-radial, air-cooled A.B.C. "Dragon-Fly " engine.[1]

It was designed to travel at 135 miles an hour at an altitude of 15,000 ft and capable of 28,000 ft. [2]

1919 A series of detailled articles were written about the Nighthawk in The Engineer, which include images and schematics.

In 1920 the design was taken over by Gloster where it became the Mars.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1919/08/08
  2. The Engineer 1919/08/08