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Old 21 December 2002, 01:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'd like to find some information on the "shark Mouth" decorative scheme on an American Nieuport28. I think the aviator involved was Ralph O'Neal, but I don't know if there were others or similar schemes used elsewhere. I've seen a few pictures of some models done in this scheme and some have eyes and some don't. What's accurate? Are there any drawings or photos I could use. I'm building a 1/4 scale Nieuport and I'd like to use this color scheme. Can anybody help?
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Old 22 December 2002, 11:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The Glencoe Nieuport 28 kit has these markings. It lists them as 1st Lt. Ralph O'Neil 147th Aero Squadron. This unit had the Scotty dog emblem on the fuselage side. The markings guide shows a dark 10 outlined in white on the fuselage behind the dog.

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Old 22 December 2002, 02:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The Windsock Datafile for the Nieuport 28 has a poor quality photo of this aircraft from the front, with the cowl on the ground in front of it. You can just see the "shark's mouth" on the cowl.
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Old 22 December 2002, 02:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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http://www.angelfire.com/va2/aerodrome/n28/n28.html This site does have some pics of the planes from the squadron you mention. Has a good close up of the scottie dog painted on the fuselage side but not the cowling.
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This page may be of some help too:

http://www.rollmodels.net/nreviews/airplan.../Nieuport28.htm

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