KITS 08/2022

D3328, 2Lt Wilfried Reid May, No. 209 Sqn RAF, Bertangles, France, April 21, 1918

Camel D3328 was built at the Clayton Shuttelworth

factory and served with No. 9(N) Sqn RNAS from

March 12, 1918. The unit was redesignated No. 209

Sqn RAF from April 1. On April 21, 1918, "Wop" May was

flying this Camel during the epic dogfight, which ended with the death of Manfred von Richthofen. May

was to be the pilot the Red Baron attacked before

he himself was hit by fire from Capt. Brown, ground


machine gunners, or both... The coloring of the aircraft is a reconstruction, there is no photo of the

whole aircraft, but one close-up photo shows May in

the cockpit of the aircraft with the LUCY inscription.

The photo was taken in the second half of April, it

is therefore possible that D3328 was so named. In

another photograph, the first in the line of the No.

209 Sqn Camels is an aircraft with a combination of

white fuselage stripes and a fuselage cockade. Some

Camels of the Squadron only had stripes on the fuselage, we opted for a more attractive version for the

D3328... The serial numbers of the aircraft which had

them painted on the fin disappeared under the red

color paint, which along with the red nose was the

squadron´s distinctive coloring.

for Sopwith F.1 Camel (Bentley) 1/48

FE1215 Sopwith Camel seatbelts STEEL (PE-Set)

648661 Sopwith Camel US Colt Vickers gun (Brassin)

FE1292 Sopwith Camel F.1 Camel (Bentley) Weekend (PE-Set)

648662 Sopwith Camel 20lb bomb carrier (Brassin)

644116 Sopwith Camel LööK (Brassin)

648674 Sopwith Camel Rotherham air pumps (Brassin)

648657 Sopwith Camel wheels type 1 (Brassin)

648677 Sopwith Camel Bentley engine PRINT (Brassin)

648658 Sopwith Camel wheels type 2 (Brassin)

3DL48038 Sopwith Camel SPACE (3D Decal Set)

648659 Sopwith Camel seat (Brassin)

EX879 Sopwith Camel (Mask)

648660 Sopwith Camel Vickers Mk.I gun (Brassin)

Cat. No. 644116

Cat. No. 648677

Cat. No. 648659

August 2022

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