[WWI] Most produced

Brad & Merville bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca
Mon Apr 23 21:37:55 EDT 2007


Could be they're counting the Polikarpov R-1 as well...

Brad

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From: "Mikko Saarela" <saarela.mikko at kolumbus.fi>
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Subject: Re: [WWI] Most produced


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>
>>Gotta be the Camel, especially given the Ship's Camels!  I'll have to 
>>check my serial number books...
>
> I think so, too. There were 5695 Camels produced during the war. The 
> production of DH 9 during the war was 3204 and DH 9A 885. My sources are 
> rather old, Profile Publ. no 31 - Sopwith Camel and the good old Kenneth 
> Munson's pocket encyclopaedia (I've got newer Camel files buried somewhere 
> under huge piles of unecessary modeling stuff during my recent Camel 
> builds and I'm too lazy to dig 'em up, since I don't think they'd gi 
> anything dramatically different for the production volyme)
>
> The production of DH9s - however - went on after the war the production of 
> Camel did not. Maybe there were finally more DH9s produced?
>
> Mikko
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