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Sopwith Camel Gallery


The sign accompany the Sopwith Camel. It reads

Sopwith F-1 Camel

British pursuit aircraft entered service in May, 1917
Engine: 130hp Clerget 9B rotary
Max Speed: 117 mph
Armament: 2x7.7mm Vickers machine guns
5,685 total were built
Also flown in the 17th, 148th, and 185th Pursuit Squadrons, United States Air Service

Time picture taken Sun May 18 14:30:04 2014
Location picture taken East Campus
Air Zoo
Portage, MI
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