It was the only one of the type, built for a competition in 1929. To the Science Museum in 1934 and stored for many years at Wroughton. To the Winton Gallery in the Science Museum in Kensington in 2016.
Designed by R J Mitchell for the Schneider Trophy in 1931, this iconic aircraft is in the Science Museum in London. The experience gained by developing this aircraft in part contributed to the Merlin engine and the Spitfire
This is the aircraft in which John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown made the first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic on 14-15 June 1919. Rebuilt by Vickers at Brooklands it was presented to the Science Museum in 1919 and has been displayed at South Kensington since.