Wednesday, April 20, 2016

1919 Schneider Cup Sopwith Seaplane

Ellsion Hawks, British Seaplanes Triumph in the Schneider Trophy Contests, Real Photographs 1945
This event held in Bournemouth, included three machines from France, one from Italy and three from England, one of which was this Sopwith seaplane flown by Harry Hawker- later of Hawker Hurricane fame. Unfortunately fog ruined the event and only the Italian entry finished the course.

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