TVAL Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe replica E6655 by Colin Smedley

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TVAL Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe replica E6655 by 

Pictured at Old Warden prior to delivery is the beautiful non-flying replica WW1 Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe scout built by the Vintage Aviator Ltd in New Zealand for the Royal Air Force Museum.

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My real name is Colin but most people know me as Oscar. I took my first photos in the early 1950s and my favorite subjects are aircraft, natural history, trucks and traction engines. I use Canon EOS cameras and a mix of Canon and Sigma lenses. My website URL is

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  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyeralmost 2 years ago

    Excellent Image. OK, if you haven’t got a Camel, I guess this will have to do. – Ted

  • Ta Ted! You didn’t notice the aircraft behind the Snipe – it’s a Camel!

    – Colin Smedley

  • reflector
    reflectoralmost 2 years ago

    Stunningly colourful and eye-catching subject matter, superbly captured!

  • Thanks once more! I was lucky here, five minutes later those dinky little clouds had been replaced with much bigger and blacker ones.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyeralmost 2 years ago

    I thought it was but not too sure. – Ted

  • mike  jordan.
    mike jordan.almost 2 years ago

    Excellent capture Colin , the colour scheme reminds of the glory days at Hendon,into faves…Mike

  • Thanks very much for that Mike!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...about 1 year ago

    Brilliant Work !

  • Thanks Colin!

    – Colin Smedley

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