Aeroplane Monthly 1993-10
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G.Nelson - Sam Kinkead
Sopwith Snipes and Airco D.H.9As in North Russia, 1919. Kinkead led a flight of Camels as B Flight of 47 Squadron.
Sopwith Snipes and Airco D.H.9As in North Russia, 1919. Kinkead led a flight of Camels as B Flight of 47 Squadron.
На киле этого "Кэмела" из 9-й эскадрильи изображен портрет популярного комика Джорджа Роби. Точно такой же рисунок был и на брауновском B3893.
Kinkead quickly mastered the tricky Sopwith Camel. This is B3881 of 9 (Naval) Squadron, bearing a cartoon of comedian George Robey on its fin.

TO ATTEMPT THE WORLD'S SPEED RECORD: Flight-Lieutenant S. M. Kinkead, D.S.O., D.S.C., D.F.C., standing in front of a Supermarine S.5 seaplane. It is on a machine of this type, with Napier "Lion" racing engine, that the attempt to beat the Italian speed record of 297 m.p.h. will be made.
Flt Lt Sam Kinkead poses proudly with Supermarine S.5 N221 shortly before he was killed while making an attempt on the world speed record on March 12, 1928.
A Sopwith Triplane in unhappy circumstances. Kinkead flew the type with 1 (Naval) Squadron on the Western Front.
Sam Kinkead stands in the cockpit of Gloster IVA N222 at Calshot in July/August 1927. Although this machine was shipped to Venice, it was not flown in the contest.
Gloster IVA N222 displays its sleek lines at Calshot shortly before the 1927 Schneider contest. The close cowling of the Napier Lion engine is evident.
Gloster IVB N223 was the machine flown by Kinkead at Venice in September 1927, when a cracked propeller shaft forced its retirement.