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Nieuport 29

Nieuport 29V


The 1924 Beaumont Cup race was won by Sadi Lecointe on the Nieuport 29, equipped with Hispano's 450-horsepower V-engine. The Sadi-Lekuanta aircraft covered a distance of 300 kilometers in 57 minutes 50 seconds with an average speed of 312.39 km / h. Thus, a prize of 75,000 francs was awarded by Société Nieuport-Astra.

The Nieuport 29V set two world records in 1929.



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