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Scale Gallery of Australian Flying Corps Subjects



Thumbnail of Adrian Hellwig's Sopwith Triplane 'Kanopit'

The scratchbuilt 1:5 scale Sopwith Triplane by Adrian Hellwig. The Sopwith Triplane is in the markings of Australian ace Stan Dallas's N5436 "Kanopit". Note the kangaroo on the front cowl of the Triplane.


Thumbnail of Adrian Hellwig's Sopwith Camel 'B7406'

The 1:4 scale Sopwith Camel by Adrian Hellwig. The Sopwith Camel is in the markings of 4 Sqn AFC. This particular aircraft was flown by the ace and future Air Marshal of the RAAF, Lieutenant George Jones.


Thumbnail of Paul Carpenter's FE2b

The FE2b by Paul Carpenter. This is the aircraft that was flown by Frank McNamara from the East Gippsland area in search of the German raider SMS Wolf. This was the first aircraft to see operational service in Australia.




Acknowledgements

The 1:48 Eduard Sopwith Triplane scale model in markings of N5454 of Lieutenant R.P. Minifie of 1 Sqn RNAS courtesy of David Vosbourgh.




Australian Flying Corps : A Complete History of the Australian Flying Corps