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Sopwith Triplanes


The following is a list of Sopwith Triplanes flown by No 8 Squadron Royal Naval Air Service ('Naval 8'):



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No

Name

Flown By

Remarks

N5421

High Jinks

F/S/Lt Simpson

Aircraft also used by No 1 RNAS. Collected by F/S/Lt Soar from Dunkirk 5th August 1917.

N5429


F/S/Lt Soar


N5434


F/S/Lt Shields


N5442

Pip

F/S/Lt Bennett

F/S/Lt McAllister killed flying this aircraft on June 23rd 1917 when the wings collapsed at 8,000ft.

N5449

Joan

F/S/Lt Johnston


N5450

Tiki

F/S/Lt Booker


N5454

Hilda

F/S/Lt Soar


N5458



This aircraft also flown by No 10 Naval Squadron. Exhibited in America December 1917.

N5460


F/S/Lt Simpson


N5464

Doris

F/S/Lt Soar

Also flown by No 10 Naval Squadron.

N5465


F/S/Lt Compston

Not Confirmed.

N5468

Angel

F/S/Lt Jenner-Parsons


N5469




N5471


F/S/Lt Thornley


N5474

Gwen

F/Lt Compston

Flown also by F/S/Lt Soar as a new machine on 3rd April 1917.

N5477

Maud

F/Lt Booker

Flown by F/S/Lt Soar on offensive patrol on 8th May 1917.
F/S/Lt Pailthorpe killed in this aircraft on 23rd May 1917.