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218 Sopwith Triplane

The Sopwith Triplane was a British made fighter during World War 1. It was nicknamed the "Tripehound" or "Tripe" by it's pilots. It was introduced in late 1916, and was immediatly successful. It was withdrawn from service in the later half of 1917 however. Those that still existed were used as trainers until the end of the war. 147 were produced.


  • Length: 18 FT 10 In
  • Wingspan: 26 FT 6 In
  • Maximum Speed: 117 MPH
  • Service Ceiling: 20,500 FT