Sopwith Sttrutter aircrafts in Russia
Sopwith two-seater "Strutter" biplane tractor multi-role aircraft was armed with two machineguns (a synchronised one + a rear turret) and up to 100 kg of bombs, and used in recon and bomber roles in Wold War I and Russian Civilian War. 148 Strutters bought in Britain and some tens in France, and about 100 built in Russia under license.
characteristics Length: 25 ft 3 in Wingspan: 33 ft 6 in Height: 10 ft 3 in Wing area: 346 sq ft Empty weight: 1,305 lb Loaded weight: 2,149 lb Powerplant: Clerget 9B rotary engine, 130 hp Maximal speed: 100 mph at 6500 ft Maximal range: 350 miles Endurance: 3 hours Service ceiling: 15500 ft Climb to 6500 ft : 9 min 10 s
red army Sopwith 1,5 (Strutter) on the ski
red army Sopwith 1,5 (Strutter)
white army (cossaks) Sopwith Strutter
white army Sopwith Strutter (color profile by Alexander Kazakov)
Soviet Sopwith Strutters with red stars.
Dvoumistny dvouplosny viceucelovy letoun
Etait un avion biplan de la Premiere Guerre mondiale. Il fut employe aussi bien en tant que bombardier.
Fu un biplano multiruolo impiegato nella Prima guerra mondiale.
The photos presented by Dmitry Soloviov
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