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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 42. Chapters: Nieuport Nighthawk, Parnall Pipit, Bristol Bulldog, Armstrong Whitworth Siskin, Vickers Vixen, Parnall Puffin, Fairey Flycatcher, Gloster Sparrowhawk, Saunders A.10, Westland Wizard, Westland Westbury, Fairey Firefly II, Boulton Paul Partridge, De Havilland Dormouse, Hawker Woodcock, Bristol Jupiter Fighter, Gloster Gorcock, Gloster Nightjar, Vickers Vireo, Gloster Grouse, Gloster Guan, Vickers Type 143, Blackburn Nautilus, Gloster Goldfinch, Bristol Type 84 Bloodhound, Vickers Wibault, Bristol Bullfinch, De Havilland DH.77, Westland Interceptor, Hawker F.20/27, Gloster Gamecock, Armstrong Whitworth Starling, Gloster Grebe, Handley Page Type S, Fairey Pintail, Blackburn Turcock, Parnall Plover, Hawker Hawfinch, Avro Avocet, Beardmore W.B.XXVI, Vickers Type 123, Hawker Hornbill, Hawker Danecock, Gloster Gnatsnapper, Avro Avenger, Hawker Heron, Supermarine Sea King, Hawker Hoopoe, Blackburn Lincock, Bristol Type 101, Boulton Paul Bittern, Bristol Bagshot, Bristol Bullpup. Excerpt: The Nieuport Nighthawk was a British fighter aircraft developed by the Nieuport & General Aircraft company for the Royal Air Force towards the end of the First World War. Although ordered into production before the aircraft first flew, it did not enter large scale service with the RAF owing to unreliable engines. Re-engined aircraft did see service with Greece, serving from 1923 to 1938. The Nieuport & General Aircraft Co. Ltd. was formed on 16 November 1916 to produce French Nieuport aircraft under licence. During 1917, hiring Henry Folland as chief designer, the company started to design its own aircraft, with the first type, the Nieuport B.N.1 fighter (the designation signifying British Nieuport) flying early in 1918. To produce a fighter to replace the Sopwith Snipe in service with the RAF, the Air Ministry produced RAF Specification Typ...