Supermarine Napier S5, 1927.

Made:
1927 in Southampton, Hampshire and England

Model of Supermarine-Napier S.5, scale 1:16

Model scale 1:16 of Supermarine-Napier S.5.This aeroplane won the Schneider Trophy in 1927, at 454 kmph (281.7 mph). It was designed by Reginald J Mitchell (who also designed the S6B seaplane and the Spitfire fighter). The Jacques Schneider Air Racing trophy for Hydro-aeroplanes, was first offered in 1913 by the Jacques Schneider armaments works to encourage the development of marine aviation.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1928-133
Measurements:
Dimensions entered
type:
seaplanes
credit:
Supermarine Aviation Works Ltd. & D. Napier & Son Ltd.