A LEGO Sopwith Camel fit for any museum display

Sometimes a LEGO creation comes along that is both well detailed and informative. Such as the case with this amazing 1/9.2 scale Sopwith Camel built by James Cherry. This mostly uncovered model is suitable enough to draw a crowd in any museum. The wingspan is 94cm (over 3 feet!). Even the greenery is interesting in the sense that we’ve never seen this used for grass before. It’s easy to assume from this photo that this model is merely a replica based on the 10266 Sopwith Camel set from 2012. However…

Lego Sopwith Camel F.1 Display

This composition next to the already impressive set proves that this model is so much larger.

Lego Sopwith Camel F.1 Brothers

The model has functioning control surfaces attached to the control column and rudder, a detailed cockpit, and Clerget 9B rotary engine. Here is a shot of that very detailed cockpit.

Lego Sopwith Camel F.1 Cockpit

If you are impressed with this then you really ought to check out these other aircraft models by this same builder.

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