World War I
This film gives a concise and surprisingly complete review of World War I.
Famous Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5A Scouting Experimental powered by Hispano-Suiza engines (built by Wolseley under licence). 5125 airplane produced in 1917/1918.
Bleriot Experimental B.E.2E produced since 1916, this aircraft was not very efficient as fighter and RFC met many loss with it on the French front. About 1300 aircraft produced though.
Reconnaissance aircraft launched in 1915. Farman Experimental F.E.2B powered by an Austro-Daimler engine, built under licence by Beardmore. About 1000 produced.
One of the most popular fighter aircraft of WWI, the Sopwith Camel, powered by Clerget, Bentley or Rhône engines. More than 5000 produced.
Also seen in The Story of Aviation - IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin
Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin produced from 1917 to 1918. Negative shift of upper wing is remarkable.Powered by Hispano-Suiza 8 cylinder engine. About 1500 planes were built.
German Pflalz D.III produced from 1917 to 1918. Powered by 6 cylinder Daimler engine. About 700 produced as D.III and D.IIIa . This rare picture shows a D.III by its fin type.
One of most famous german aircraft of WWI, the Fokker D VII. Powered by Mercedes 6 cylinder engine. Around 2000 aircraft built from 1917 to 1920. Some were exported after war to several countries: Belgium, Netherland, Switzerland, Hungary, USSR and USA.