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 preserve French and European aeronautical heritage, restoring  WW1 aircraft to flying condition.

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