• Short Summary

    The Supermarine Napier on display in London.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " A Miracle Of "Speed" Design. Supermarine-Napier S.5. - in which Flt. Lt. Webster won Schneider Cup for Britain - on view."

    London

    M/S as the floats of the aircraft are fixed, and men work on constructing the sections in town square. More parts of the aircraft are off loaded from a lorry.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    708.07
    Media URN:
    33541
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1927
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:48:00 / 01:10:38:00
    Canister:
    G 1455

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The craft is more correctly called a Supermarine S.5.

    It uses a Napier engine.

    It was designed by R. J. Mitchell, who would later famously design the Spitfire.

    "Flt Webster" should read Flt Lt Webster.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks! An incredible designer!

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