The gentleman was Mr. sopwith, of Newcastle-on-Tyne, a civil and mining engineer.
Turning suddenly to his friend sopwith, he exclaimed, “Do you see the ‘Rocket’?”
A young Canadian pilot accompanied by a French officer followed in a sopwith.
The sopwith fluttered a second or two, then its wings buckled and it dropped in the wake of the Nieuport.
The sopwith was one of the first triplanes to be used for bombing and general service over the lines.
The sopwith machines are noted for their careful design and excellent workmanship.
The above anecdote is given on the authority of Mr. sopwith.
Six men built the machine, and Mr. sopwith flew it from the ground on which the shed stood.
The British have a big bombing triplane that was heard from in Germany: the sopwith.
It was subsequently bought by the Admiralty, and Mr. sopwith began to build another aeroplane of higher power, and a flying boat.