SOPWITH CAMEL F1 and 2F1


Sopwith Camel #8185 Sopwith Camels #8187 (Latvian s/n 9) Sopwith Camel #7 Sopwith Camel Sopwith Camel #17
Sopwith Camel #9 Sopwith Camel Sopwith Camel #12 Sopwith Camel Sopwith Camel
Sopwith Camels Sopwith Camels #17 and #12 Wreckage of Sopwith Camel #6 Sopwith Camel #9 Sopwith Camels



Source: Gift from the British Navy

Acquired: January 11, 1920 (#s 8136, 8137, 8185, 8187), March 26, 1920 (6750, 7143, 8189)

Type: single-seater fighter

Engine: 150 hp

Dimensions
Length: 5.64 m
Wing Span: 8.54 m
Height: 2.6 m
Max Speed: 180 km/hr

Range: 450 km

Maximum Ceiling: 6,000 m

Known Serial Numbers: 6 (8137), 7 (8136), 8 (8185), 9 (8187), 16 (7143), 17 (8189), 18 (6750)

Notes



Sources
- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
- Hall, Malcolm Sopwith Aviation Company
- Humberstone, Richard (ed) Latvian Air Force 1918-1940
- Irbitis, Karlis Of Struggle and Flight
- Sturtivant & Page The Camel File
- Windsock Datafile # 6 (Sopwith 2F1 Camel)

Profile courtesy of Arvo Vercamer



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