Sopwith Triplane

Fighter Triplane

Sopwith Triplane G-BOCK N6290 Replica © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Sopwith Triplane is a single-engine single-seat fighter triplane aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Sopwith Aviation Company.
The Sopwith Triplane is a development of the Sopwith Pup.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Rotary Engine
Engine ModelClerget Type 9B
Engine Power97 kW130 hp
Speed189 km/h102 kts
  117 mph
Service Ceiling6.248 m20.500 ft
Range450 km243 NM
280 mi.
Empty Weight499 kg1.100 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight699 kg1.541 lbs
Wing Span8,08 m26 ft 6 in
Wing Area21,5 m231 ft
Length5,74 m18 ft 10 in
Height3,20 m10 ft 6 in
First Flight05/1916
Production Statusout of production
Total Production152
Developed fromSopwith Pup
Data for (Version)Sopwith Triplane

[Photo-ID: 7246] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Sopwith Triplane, , G-BOCK, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Sopwith
Triplane
Reg.: G-BOCK
 
Replica
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 7247] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Sopwith Triplane, , G-BOCK, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Sopwith
Triplane
Reg.: G-BOCK
 
Replica
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 12474] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Sopwith Triplane, , N38057, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Sopwith
Triplane
Reg.: N38057
 
Replica
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 1131] Karsten Palt 2008-07-13
Sopwith Triplane, , N5492, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2008Sopwith
Triplane
Reg.: N5492
 
Replica
Fleet Air Arm Museum [Yeovilton]
[Photo-ID: 1260] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Sopwith Triplane, Royal Air Force, N5912, c/n 8385M, Karsten Palt, 2008Sopwith
Triplane
Royal Air Force
Reg.: N5912
c/n: 8385M
 
Royal Air Force Museum [London-Hendon]