Single-engine (Sunbeam 260hp) folding-wing biplane, WW1 British reconnaissance and torpedo-bomber seaplane, crew of 2.
This aircraft on 31st May, 1916 piloted by F/Lt. F.J Rutland and Ass. Paymaster G.S. Trewin as observer took part in the Battle of Jutland. They took off from the Seaplane Carrier "Engadine" at 3.08 pm to carry out recconaissance. Reports were made by wireless. The flight ended at 3.48 pm, being hoisted back onto the "Engadine" at 4 pm.
Complete aircraft acquired by IWM in 1919. Damaged by bomb blast while suspended in IWM, 1944. As a result it was decided to scrap the wings and rear fuselage.
This aircraft is on loan to Fleet Air Arm Museum.