Re: Sopwith Pups

Douglas R. Jones (
Fri, 21 Jul 1995 08:57:42 -0500

>Well, I've been frantically searching my references and not only
>can I not find any photos of a Pup on floats, I can't find any
>reference that such an animal ever existed. Skid undercarriages,
>jettisonable undercarriages, Pups with floatation bags, but
>no floats.

Thanks for looking.

>Like everyone else, I just *know* that I saw a reference to a
>Pup floatplane somewhere but after leafing through books for
>a day, I'm beginning to think that maybe I was remembering the
>Sopwith Baby and not the Pup. Did anyone come across a
>reference which clearly indicated that there was such a thing
>as a floatplane Pup? Posting that reference would be appreciated.

I am beginning to think that it WAS a Baby I saw. It has been quite a while!

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