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100 Years Ago

This is the amazing story of those young men in the Sopwith Aviation Company who wanted to build themselves better aircraft to fly and ended up designing and building some of the most important aircraft in British aviation history.

These snapshots of key events 100 years ago follow that story as it unfolds and attempt to help us understand the incredible pace of aviation development, their excitement, frustrations, challenges and triumphs whilst exposing the risk taking, their dogged determination and their brilliance in every aspect of operating their business. 

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