Sopwith F.1 Camel

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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 British roundel insignia located on the fuselage of the Sopwith Camel.


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