Tag Archive: Sopwith 1½ Strutter

May 22 2012

Video: first flight of Memorial Flight’s Sopwith 1B2 1½ Strutter

Memorial Flight has posted a video of the first flight of its  Sopwith 1B2 1½ Strutter, which flew on April 30. More information is available on Memorial Flight’s website. Comme promis, l’équipe de Mémorial Flight vient de diffuser une vidéo plus étoffée du premier vol de son Sopwith 1B2 1½ Strutter, qui a eu lieu …

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May 02 2012

Restored Sopwith 1B2 1½ Strutter flies in France

The Sopwith 1B2 1½ Strutter restored by the French association Memorial Flight made its first flights on Monday, April 30, according to the association’s blog, where several pictures of the flights can be seen The two first flights were made with a crew of one then two members and lasted 25 minutes. The aircraft was …

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Nov 29 2011

France: Memorial Flight’s Sopwith 1B2 Strutter almost finished

The Sopwith 1B2 was the twin-seater bomber version of the Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter (Crown Copyright)

Memorial Flight has finished the assembly of its Sopwith 1B2 Strutter and is now finishing the paint work on the aircraft before it leaves for La Ferté-Alais. The aircraft carries an unusual but historically accurate, representing an aircraft from Escadrille Sop 66. The Memorial Flight is a non-profit organisation formed in 1988 which aims to …

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