Sopwith Snail

Sopwith Snail

The Sopwith 8F.1 Snail was a prototype British Fighter aircraft of the First World War. It was unsuccessful, being abandoned due to an unreliable engine.

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Sopwith Snail - Development and Design
... The Sopwith 8F.1 Snail was designed by Herbert Smith of Sopwith Aviation Company to meet the Air Board Specification A.1A for a light fighter with superior performance to the ... C4284, with the conventional fuselage (which resulted in the designation Snail Mk.II) flew in April 1918 ... the monocoque fuselage (and thus designated Snail Mk ...

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