Aircraft Photo of B5747 | Sopwith F-1 Camel | Belgium - Air Force | AirHistory.net #6487
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:B5747
Aircraft Original Type:Sopwith F-1 Camel
Aircraft Generic Type:Sopwith F-1 Camel
Aircraft Version:Sopwith F-1 Camel
Operator / Titles:Belgium - Air Force
C/n (msn):
Location
City / Area:Brussels / Military Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Belgium
Collection:Musée Royal de l'Armée et d'Histoire Militaire / Koninklijk Museum van het Leger en de Krijgsgeschiedenis
 
Photo Date:5 June 2015
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 6487
Photo Comment

How the Sopwith F.1 looks like a camel was always lost on me, but it's just about the metal fairing fitted over the machine gun breeches to protect the guns from freezing at altitude. Original WWI aircraft in the Brussels Air Museum.

This photo was added on 22 August 2017, and has since been viewed 53 times.