• 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 Pathé
    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.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks! An incredible designer!

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