WWI Sopwith Camel

WWI Sopwith Camel

Scale: 1:63
Make: N/A
Model #: N/A
Year: 1917
Name: WWI Sopwith Camel
Description: Sopwith F.1 Camel in Royal Air Force livery

The Sopwith Camel has two claims to fame of interest to me. The first is that it is the aircraft that Snoopy (of the “Peanuts” comic strip) imagines his doghouse to be, when he’s in his WWI flying ace mood. The second (connected) is that it is the aircraft that Canadian pilot Captain Arthur “Roy” Brown was flying when he shot down the [in]famous Red Baron, Captain Manfred von Richthofen.The Red Baron, a German fighter pilot, was the most successful flying ace of World War I, with 80 confirmed kills.

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One Response to “WWI Sopwith Camel”

  1. historyP.I. Says:

    This one of the best planes of WWI along with Britain’s R.A.F. S.E.5a. Check out battles of WWI.
    http://greathistoricalmoments.wordpress.com/


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