Albatros D.Va Replica

With its distinctive plywood-skinned oval section streamlined fuselage, the Albatros D.V entered service in May 1917, but from October 1917 was supplemented in large-scale production by the …

Sopwith Dolphin 5FI

The world’s first single seat multi-gun fighter the Dolphin represented a departure from traditional Sopwith fighter design. In place of the rotary engines so characteristic of the …

Bristol M1c

In the spring of 1916 casualties among Royal Flying Corps’ aircrew began to mount as their aircraft were no match for the Fokker monoplanes used by the …

Caudron G3

The Caudron G3 first appeared in France in May 1914 but saw no British military service before World War One began. During the early months of war …

de Havilland 9A

The de Havilland DH9A, known as the ‘Ninak’, was developed as a medium bomber. It was produced in 1918 and saw limited service in World War One …

Royal Aircraft Factory BE2b

The BE2b evolved from earlier aircraft after a great deal of experimental work by the government-owned Royal Aircraft Factory at Farnborough and proved to be one of …

Royal Aircraft Factory SE5A

The SE5a was considered by many pilots to be the best British single-seat fighter of World War One. Designed at the Royal Aircraft Factory at Farnborough, the …

Sopwith 1½ Strutter

The Sopwith two-seater, quickly named the 1½ Strutter because of the unusual arrangement of its central mainplane bracing struts, was designed in 1915 as a high performance …

Sopwith Triplane

The prototype appeared in May 1916 and was found to be highly manoeuvrable with a phenomenal rate of climb. Both the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal …

Vickers FB5

The true fighter squadron was born on the 14 February 1915 when No.11 Squadron was formed at Netheravon. Completely equipped with Vickers FB5 aircraft this was the …