Caudron G3 - Vintage Metal Print
by Weston Westmoreland
Caudron G3 - Vintage by Weston Westmoreland - 10" x 6"
Caudron G3 - Vintage metal print by Weston Westmoreland. Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of a metal print. Your image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 1/16" thick aluminum. The aluminum sheet is offset from the wall by a 3/4" thick wooden frame which is attached to the back. The high gloss of the aluminum sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results.
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Caudron G3 WWI reconnaissance biplane . Vintage version.
One of these wood and canvas flying marvels of the beginning of the Great War, the first flight of the Caudron G3 took place in May 1914. SIngle engined, it had a short crew nacelle, and was normally not armed. The G3 was a safe, reliable and of simple construction machine, and also forgiving with steering faults, and relatively easy to land. Owing to these virtues,it was widely used in World War I as a reconnaissance aircraft.
However, as the war progressed, its low performance and lack of armament made it too vulnerable for front line service, and it was withdrawn from front line operations in mid-1916.
The Italians also used the G3 on a wide scale until 1917, as did the British RFC, who fitted some with light bombs and machine guns for ground attack. The Australian Flying Corps operated the G3 too.
It continued in use as a trainer until well after the end of the war.
In 1921 Adrien...
About Weston Westmoreland
Hi there, Born in '72 and shooting pictures since '83, I particularly enjoy creating wide panoramic compositions, HDRs, HDR Panoramas... But not just... Here you will find landscapes and cityscapes, ancient ruins and modern buildings, moons and seas, planes and boats, guns and flowers, animals and machines, forests and deserts, vanguard and prehistory, digital and film, color and black & white, graves and newborns, temples, trenches, palaces, castles, tanks, churches, bunkers... However, they have some things in common: they are meaningful images, I believe them all to be beautiful, and they are for the most part unique. Come in and judge for yourself. W. W. WE CAN CUSTOMIZE ANY PICTURE TO YOUR PERSONAL LIKING AND MAKE IT...