Lego 10226 Sopwith Camel

This British First World War airplane has been recreated by Lego and recently appeared in the latest Lego events, namely, the Lego Show in Manchester. With almost nine hundred pieces, this is definitely a big collection model because it measures about 40 centimeters wide and its wingspan has exactly half a meter!

The plane has most of the features of the original model: it has not only a powerful and robust engine but mostly it transmits perfectly the sensation of a coupled fuselage, typical of that time. In terms of playability, this is an exposition model, so this isn’t properly the best model to play with. Instead, it can be admired for a long time.

Building it might be a job for a couple of hours. Continue reading