CHRISTCHURCH AND DISTRICT MODEL FLYING CLUB
55 YEARS OF MODEL FLYING
BMFA  AFFILIATION NUMBER 2581

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Supermarine S5

Supermarine S5

60" span own design model by Mike Roach of the Schneider Trophy winner and runner-up in the 1927 race. Designed by Reginald Mitchell, the S5 was an all-metal aircraft with a Napier Lion engine. Speed of the race winner was 281 mph.