Definition of Sopwith, Sir Thomas in English:

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Sopwith, Sir Thomas

Pronunciation: /ˈsɒpwɪθ/
(1888–1989), English aircraft designer; full name Sir Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith. During the First World War he designed the fighter biplane the Sopwith Camel, while in the Second World War, as chairman of the Hawker Siddeley company, he was responsible for the production of aircraft such as the Hurricane fighter.

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