S-6B FloatplaneItem Number: 1180
Supermarine S6B floatplane airplane model. On September 13, 1931, flying a Supermarine S.6B, Flight Lieutenant George Stainforth raised the world absolute speed record to 379 mph on the same day that another S.6B captured the Schneider trophy outright for Britain. These planes used a 2,350-hp version of the Rolls-Royce "R" engine. The S.6B later raised the speed record to 407 mph.
Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/20. Wingspan 18 inches, Length 17 1/2 inches