Sopwith Camel, date of entry into service: 1960.
Box with slight signs of use.
Active since June 1917, the plane was armed with two Vickers machine-guns mounted in front of the cockpit. It was the first British fighter with synchronised fixed weapons.
Considered one of the best fighter planes of the allied forces, during the 17 months of its operational service, the pilots of the Sopwith Camel recorded an average of 76 air victories per month, helping the allied air forces to fight the Luftstreitkräfte air supremacy.
The total number of enemy units destroyed was 1,294, more than any other fighter plane of the allied forces during the World War.
- Nr of items
- WWI 1914-1918 Centenary
- Serial Number
- single-seater biplane fighter plane
- Model/ Name
- Sopwith Camel F1 B6372 45Sqn RFC Israna
- Country of Origin
- in undamaged sealed original box
- In working order