Sopwith


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Sopwith

Sir Thomas Octave Murdoch. 1888--1989, British aircraft designer, who built the Sopwith Camel biplane used during World War I. He was chairman (1935--63) of the Hawker Siddeley Group, which developed the Hurricane fighter and Lancaster bomber
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Staff moved the aircraft to the Museum's Conservation Centre, where the Sopwith Pup will undergo some minor fabric repair work to the tail before going on public display later this year.
The Bristol M1c and Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter are full-scale reproductions.
Henrietta recalls: "We went to the Killhope mine and I asked them about Sopwith.
The group of aircraft enthusiasts have been constructing the Sopwith Camel in a workshop of the Yorkshire Motor Museum at Alexandra Mill.
In December, he was attached to the Battle Cruiser HMS Princess Royal, flying Sopwith Camels.
When Collishaw's #3 Wing moved to Ochey, he was detailed to fly a Sopwith fighter from Luxeuil to the new base.
Mr Sopwith said: "Work with the homeless is an issue close to our hearts and not only provides candidates with greater confidence but also increases their employability - some individuals have gone on to gain permanent positions within the business.
The spell is broken that David Cameron's a competent Premier, carriers without aircraft is the shambolic outcome of a defence review as militarily relevant as a Sopwith Camel.
Given the uber-flogged link between Saabs and jet fighters I suppose the 9-3 convertible is their very own Sopwith Camel.
The Bosch could plough through a dense lawn as if invading Western Europe but the Flymo is a delicate piece of kit by comparison - more a Sopwith Camel than a Tiger tank - and you need to use it frequently to keep the grass down to a reasonable cutting level.
Nevertheless, 19 raids were carried out, most in Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutters of which there were two versions: the single-seater bomber which could carry two 112 lb.
168, a Sopwith Tabloid Scout, now in the RAF Museum in Hendon; through XT630, a Westland Scout helicopter privately owned in Ipswich; to ZZ175, a Boeing C-17 scheduled for delivery to the RAF in 2009.