The Sopwith Camel is among the most significant and famous World War I aircraft. During World War I, Camels downed 1,294 enemy aircraft, which was more than any other Allied fighter. The cowling over the two Vickers machine guns created a distinctive “hump,” making the name Camel a natural choice. Highlighted in this image is the instrument panel of the Sopwith Camel. Created by Eric Long Date Created 10/04/2017 Source Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Keywords CRAFT Aircraft Rights and Restrictions CC0
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