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DATAFILE 54-SOPWITH DOLPHIN  

DATAFILE 54-SOPWITH DOLPHIN


HISTORY has not been kind to the Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin. Never one of the Kingston's most aesthetically pleasing designs,it nevertheless proved popular with pilots and performed great work despite what has often  been written about it hitherto. True, the Dolphin lacked the purposeful lines of its famous stablemate,the Camel,neither did it match the graceful look of the petite Pup,but it deserves to be seen in its true light. In this DATAFILE Jack Bruce succeeded in re-establishing the Dolphin's importance in WWI aeronautical history. The type was for many years after the war been one of the most under-rated fighters of its day but this 1995 study,together with its scores of rare photos-including two dozen close-up structural images-and Ian Stair's fine 1:48 and 1:72 scale drawings finally placed the Sopwith Dolphin into  perspective.With detailed appendices, colours and markings notes and three rear cover profiles, DATAFILE 54 is the perfect reference for builders of Copper State and Wingnut Wings  Dolphin model kits.Two copies only in Very Good Condition...
 


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