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Sopwith Camel F.1 Model, RAF Henry Woollett - Corgi AA38104

Sopwith Camel F.1 Model, RAF Henry Woollett - Corgi AA38104 - click to enlarge
Sopwith Camel F.1 Model, RAF Henry Woollett - Corgi AA38104 - click to enlarge

Item No. CG-AA38104
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Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model

Sopwith Camel F.1 - Capt. Henry Winslow Woollett, No. 43 Squadron, RAF, 1918 (World War I)

1:48 Scale.  Length: 4.7.  Wingspan: 7"

Limited Edition of 1500 Models

Henry W. Woollett began the war serving with the Lincolnshire Regiment and fought at Gallipoli in 1915. In 1916 he transferred to the RFC and quickly gained a reputation as a fearless balloon busting pilot. He returned to England in 1917 to work as a flight instructor but returned to the front in March 1918 and served with No. 43 Squadron. On April 12, 1918, flying Sopwith Camel D6402, he achieved no fewer than 6 victories in one day and set an unbeaten record for a fighter ace of World War I. He finished the war with a total of 35 victories and was awarded the Military Cross and bar, the DSO as well as the French Legion d'Honneur and Croix de Guerre. Henry W. Woollett died in October 1969.

The Sopwith Aviation Company produced the Camel F.1, a famous biplane of World War I. First flown in 1916, The Camel was the most successful fighter plane of the war and difficult to defeat when flown by a skilled pilot. Although highly maneuverable the Sopwith Camel was tricky to fly and more men lost their lives while learning to fly it than did during combat.

Corgi is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, die-cast display models. Every model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using the specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. This model is made with diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a Sopwith Camel features:

  • Die-cast metal fuselage
  • Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Detailed wing rigging
  • Display stand
  • Numbered collector card

  • Category: Corgi Biplane and Triplane Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

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