|The Loire Nieuport 10|
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
WWII Aircraft of the Day - The Loire-Nieuport 10
The Loire-Nieuport 10 - France
The Loire-Nieuport 10 was a prototype aircraft built for the French Navy (Marine nationale / La Royale).
It had a crew of six, had machine guns in it's nose, a rear floor and a 20mm cannon in a dorsal turret.
It also could carry two torpedoes or 1,200 kg (2,700 lb) of bombs in an internal bomb-bay.
The Loire-Nieuport 10 first flew in 1939 but it was destroyed by it's builder in Bordeux in June 1940 when France fell to the Nazis'.