SE5A fighter, 1917.

Made:
1917 in Borough of Birmingham and England
S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916.  View of whole object on display in the flight gallery. S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916.  Detail view of object on display in the flight gallery. S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916.  Detail view of object on display in the flight gallery. S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916.  View of whole object on display in the flight gallery. S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916.  View of whole object on display in the flight gallery. S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916.  View of whole object on display in the flight gallery. Cockpit S.E.5a aeroplane with dismounted engine, 1916.
      SE5A Aeroplane, 1916 The Farnborough-designed SE5A was the last

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S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916. View of whole object on display in the flight gallery.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916. Detail view of object on display in the flight gallery.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916. Detail view of object on display in the flight gallery.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916. View of whole object on display in the flight gallery.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916. View of whole object on display in the flight gallery.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

S.E.5a aeroplane without engine, 1916. View of whole object on display in the flight gallery.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Cockpit S.E.5a aeroplane with dismounted engine, 1916. SE5A Aeroplane, 1916 The Farnborough-designed SE5A was the last
Science Museum Group Collection
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S.E.5a aeroplane with dismounted engine, 1916

SE5A Aeroplane, 1916 The Farnborough-designed SE5A was the last British fighter of World War I. The aircraft had a top speed of 130 mph, a ceiling of 22,000 feet and an endurance of three hours making it one of the most effective fighters of the war. The plane is shown here in World War I livery.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1939-324
type:
military aircraft
credit:
Savage, J.C.