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'Sopwith and Barnwell - First World War I's leading aeroplane makers' a talk given by John Gilder.


John Gilder will be talking about Sopwith and Barnwell.   All meetings are usually held on the 2nd Friday of each Month (although April 2017 happens to be the first Friday)  in the Lecture Room 1st Floor (Fisher Street Entrance) Lewes Town Hall   Image from Kingston Aviation. The first batch of nine Sopwith "SS" single-seat scouts for the RFC…

016: Spring 1986


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'Sopwith Aircraft and the Great War' with David Hassard


David Hassard will be giving a talk on Sopwith Aircraft used in the First World War.      IMAGE: Captain Malley, with his all white Sopwith Camel. From Pinterest, Public Domain. Australian War Memorial A033880 

Nothing Spectacular – The Story of a Typical RFC Pilot by John Dimmock


This is the story of a typical Royal Flying Corps pilot, Captain N.H. “Normie” Dimmock. The talk covers his career from 1915 to 1919, flying Nieuport 12s and Sopwith Pups with 46 Squadron in France, and Bristol Fighters with 141 Squadron on Home Defence. It is presented by his son John, using his father’s own words taken from letters and reminiscen…