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Sopwith Camel F.1 – Finals

The snub-nosed, pugnacious look of this aircraft is instantly recognisable as a Sopwith Camel. I’ve previously posted Headline articles relating to significant sections of this project, a 1/16 model from Model Airways, because of the detail and complexity of these […]

Sopwith Camel F.1 – Upside Down and Back to Front: Undercarriage and Lower Plane

This is the final instalment of the 1:16 Sopwith Camel F1 build sequence. The remaining work is with the main and cabane struts, upper plane and rigging, so the next time I post (all being well) it will be to […]

1:16 Sopwith Camel F.1 – Fuselage

Arguably the most difficult and complex part of the build to date, the fuselage is now complete, with the exception of the cockpit coaming, which is added at a later stage. As with the wings, the structure was built up […]

Sopwith Camel – More or Less

I’ve completed the empennage and lower wing of this 1:16 model. If I’d taken the photos a week ago you would have seen a real dog’s dinner, but somehow it all came right. I’d mentioned previously that I probably wouldn’t […]

Sopwith Camel F.1 – Working with Wood

I hadn’t thought I’d be posting any updates so soon, but the airscrew came together rather quickly so I decided to add a few images. The details in the book/plans aren’t a 1:1 version so I had to find old […]

Sopwith Camel F.1

A new project, and unusually for me these days – an aircraft, in this case a 1:16 Sopwith Camel from Model Airways. The model is wood and cast metal, with other sections of brass as well. As can be seen […]