From Wings of Linen

The boat-building company on the Isle of Wight of John Samuel Wright & Co. under chief designer Howard T. Wright built a set of floatplanes under the name of Wight.

Production aircraft from the Great War or shortly thereafter include:


  1. Three Wight Baby seaplanes, based on the Sopwith Baby, were built in 1917, but they showed no improvement over the original.[1]
  1. Nowarra, p.102.
  • J.M. Bruce. British Aeroplanes 1914-18. Great Britain: Funk & Wagnalls, 1957, 1969. ISBN 0370000382
  • Heinz J. Nowarra, Bruce Robertson, and Peter G. Cooksley. Marine Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Letchworth, Herts, England: Harleyford Publications Limited, 1966. ISBN 0900435070