Sopwith Pup Gallery 

Bruce Clarke’s Sopwith Pup is built from the Rob Baslee, Airdrome kit  and is powered by a VW 2275cc rev master engine. It flew for the first time on the morning of 16th of May with test pilot Andrew Carter (founder of The Australian Vintage Aviation Society), at the controls.

General characteristics

Crew: one
Length: 19 ft 3¾ in (5.89 m)
Wingspan: 26 ft 6 in (8.08 m)
Height: 9 ft 5 in (2.87 m)
Wing area: 254 ft² (23.6 m²)
Empty weight: 662 lb (300 kg)
Loaded weight: 1,100 lb (544 kg)
Powerplant: 1 × VW Rev master 2250 cc air cooled engine 


1 × .303 in (7.7 mm) 
Vickers machine gun fired forward through the propeller by means of a gun synchronizer