Sopwith Sopwith-Wright
Страна: Великобритания
Год: 1912

Единственный экземпляр
Tom Sopwith’s Sopwith-Wright biplane outside the Sopwith and Deperdussin sheds in 1912,
Mr. T. O. M. Sopwith began his career as a constructor by converting an American Wright biplane. The pilot was sheltered by a short nacelle placed to the right of the engine. Note chain drive to the twin airscrews.
The Sopwith Wright on which Hawker won the Michelin Cup by remaining aloft for more than eight hours.
The Burgess-Wright biplane Sopwith bought in America and which Sigrist had flying by February 1912. The pilot sat alongside the engine, on the starboard side, in order not to obstruct the cooling flow of air.