Airplane British S-6B Supermarine Race Seaplane 18 Desktop Wood Model Aircraft. The S-6B was a British racing seaplane developed by R. Mitchell for the Supermarine company. The S-6B represented the cutting edge of aerodynamic technology and Mitchell's experience and marked the culmination of Mitchell's quest to "perfect the design of the racing seaplane" and was the last in the line of racing seaplanes developed by Supermarine.The aircraft was designed to take part in the Schneider Trophy competition of 1931. The winning Schneider flight was piloted by Flt. Boothman at a speed of 340.08 mph, flying seven perfect laps of the triangular course. The success of this airplane greatly contributed to the development of the later Supermarine Spitfire.
This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!All items are in stock when they are listed. Inventory is tracked and updated regularly. We will offer other items in similar style and quality. First and allow us the opportunity to help you and be sure we have what you're looking for. Packing: Items are securely packed peanuts or bubble wraps.
The item "Airplane British S-6B Supermarine Race Seaplane 18 Desktop Wood Model Aircraft" is in sale since Friday, November 4, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Aviation\Airlines\Other Airline Collectibles". The seller is "atlantisgift" and is located in New York.
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