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Sopwith Gunbus

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The Sopwith Gunbus was a British fighter aircraft of the First World War. It was a single-engined pusher biplane based on a floatplane built by Sopwith before the war for Greece. Small numbers were built and used by the British Royal Naval Air Service, mainly as a trainer. Development and design In 1913 the Sopwith Aviation Company received an order for six two-seat floatplane from the Greek Government for the Greek Naval Air Service, which was in the process of being set up on the basis of advice from Rear Admiral Mark Kerr, the head of the British Naval Mission to Greece. Sopwith's design, known as the "Pusher Seaplane" or "Greek Seaplane" was a single-engined pusher biplane powered by a single 100 hp (75 kW) Anzani radial engine, with four-bay wings. It was fitted with dual controls for use as a trainer. Operational history The first of the Greek Pusher Seaplanes flew in February 1914, successfully passing trials in March, with first deliveries in
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