Aircraft Photo of G-BWMJ / N1977 | Nieuport 17 Scout (replica) | France - Air Force | #47957
Registration / Serial:G-BWMJ
Alternate Serial:N1977
Military Code:8
Aircraft Original Type:Nieuport 17
Aircraft Generic Type:Nieuport 17
Aircraft Version:Nieuport 17 Scout (replica)
C/n (msn):PFA 121-12351
Operator Painted:France - Air Force
City / Airport:DuxfordMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGSU   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:29 December 2012
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 47957
Photo Comment

Pictured during some winter down-time in one of the hangars at Duxford. The markings represent N1977 of the Escadrille Lafayette flown by Sgt. Robert Soubiran, one of the first American volunteers to arrive in France after the outbreak of WWI. The Escadrille Lafayette was a unit of the French air service composed of mainly US volunteer pilots.

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