Sopwith Camel


Full-Size Authentic Sopwith Camel Kit:

Our Sopwith Camel Kit contains period correct wood, metal fittings, cable and hardware, ready-to-assemble. Based on the original factory drawings, the Camel is a high performance and extremely maneuverable WWI aeroplane. Assemble by yourself or with our assistance, or have the experts at KipAero assemble one for you.

Sopwith Camel Sub-Kits:Sopwith Camel side view blueprint

The Sopwith Camel is available as a complete kit, as a series of sub-kits or as portions of a sub-kit.

Fuselage Kit: Wooden longerons and cross-members, wire and cable, metal fittings

Wing Kit: Spruce spars and pre-assembled wing ribs, metal fittings, wire and cable

Tail Kit: Wooden structure, stabilizers, rudder, elevators, wire and cable (vertical stabilizer, rudder, and elevator come pre-assembled – no welding necessary!)

Undercarriage Kit: Left and right undercarriage struts, axle fairing, wheels, axle, tail skid, bungees.

Strut Kit: Cabane and interplane struts with socket assemblies.

Cowl & Panel Kit: Engine cowling, fuselage metal panels and access doors

Flight Control Kit: Pulleys, cables, joy stick, rudder bar, airbrake controls, elevator controls plus pilots seat.

Fuel Tank Kit: A 60 gallon metal tank with straps and installation hardware

Oil Tank Kit: A 10½ gallon metal tank with straps and installation hardware

Windscreen Kit: Pilots’ windscreen

Complete Kit: All kits listed above priced as one.

At this time, the vintage aero enthusiast supply their own power plant, instrumentation, flying wires, and fabric covering according to their preference.

Although we inventory many of the metal fittings for these kits, most wood and other components will not be fabricated until receipt of your order. Please allow 4-6 months depending on back-log. Questions? Please give us a call at (888) 243-0440 or use our contact page.

Sopwith Camel Historical Summary

Sopwith Camel Specifications