SUPERMARINE ROLLS-ROYCE S6B MANUAL 1931 (S1595 AND S1596)
Record-breaking racing seaplane, winner of the Schneider Trophy and forerunner of the legendary Spitfire
Autore: Ralph Pegram
DISPONIBILE GENNAIO 2019
Della Haynes Publishing questi pratici manuali, abbondantemente illustrati a colori e in bianco e nero, che forniscono utili consigli per il restauro, la manutenzione e come portare in volo questi leggendari aerei e mezzi lunari del passato.
On 13 September 1931 the Schneider Trophy was won outright for Britain on Southampton Water by Flt Lt John Boothman flying Supermarine S6B, S1595, with a record-breaking average speed of 379.08mph.
Ralph Pegram relates the story of the Schneider Trophy competitions and describes the development of British high-speed seaplane designs. He examines the anatomy of the S6B (including the Rolls-Royce R engine), as well as giving rare insights into its flying characteristics and how it was maintained, operated and – of course – raced in the final competition.
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