The allied counterpart of the Fokker Dr-1 and DVII, Sopwith Camels were responsible for shooting down around 1,300 planes during WWI. In the hands of experienced pilots they were good for close combat. The Sopwith Camel and the Sopwith Pup were famous and popular planes, their exploits and successes good for filling newspapers and magazines of the day.
This model is down to the smallest detail a replica of the original, which was actually only 5.7m long (less than 19 ft.) to begin with. Features include: Delicate silk cloth fabric stretched over a lightweight wood frame. Detailed wing rigging comes pre-assembled. Leather Seat. Laminated rotating wood propeller. Detailed engine cover - riveted parts and struts. Hand fitted spoke wheels. Painted nylon canvas finish. Home décor with a story. This model is not a kit. It is ready for display. Some setup is required.
- Length: 40.2 in. (102 cm)
- Width: 59.1 in. (150 cm)
- Height: 17.9 in. (45.5 cm)