Sopwith

(redirected from Sopwith, Sir Thomas (Octave Murdoch))
Also found in: Dictionary.

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