Supermarine Rolls-royce S6b Owners' Workshop Manual: 1931 (s1595 And S1596) - Record-breaking Racing Seaplane, Winner Of The Schneider Trophy And Foreru

byRalph Pegram

Hardcover | December 18, 2018

Supermarine Rolls-royce S6b Owners' Workshop Manual: 1931 (s1595 And S1596) - Record-breaking Racing Seaplane, Winner Of The Schneider Trophy And Foreru by Ralph Pegram
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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. InSupermarine Rolls-Royce S6B Owners' Workshop Manual,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.
Ralph Pegrampursued a career as a geologist in the oil exploration business before retiring to concentrate on his passion for aviation history. He has a particular interest in the Schneider Trophy contests and its aircraft, which he has been researching for more than 30 years. Ralph is the author ofSchneider Trophy Seaplanes and Flying...
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Title:Supermarine Rolls-royce S6b Owners' Workshop Manual: 1931 (s1595 And S1596) - Record-breaking Racin...Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 10.88 X 8.5 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 10.88 X 8.5 X 0.62 inPublished:December 18, 2018Publisher:Haynes Publishing UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1785212265

ISBN - 13:9781785212260

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