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Background imageNapier Collection: D Napier and Son - Deltic

D Napier and Son - Deltic
General arrangement of Deltic 18-11B MTB Driving End

Background imageNapier Collection: Deltic engine, final gear is being fitted

Deltic engine, final gear is being fitted into a phasing gearing assembly

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Deltic engine, cross section

Napier Deltic engine, cross section

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Deltic rail traction diesel engine

Napier Deltic rail traction diesel engine

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Deltic 18 2500 bhp diesel engine

Napier Deltic 18 2500 bhp diesel engine on show

Background imageNapier Collection: S. F. Edge

S. F. Edge
Selwyn Francis Edge (1868 - 1940), Australian businessman, racing driver, and record-breaker. He is principally associated with selling and racing De Dion-Bouton, Gladiator; Clem鮴 -Panhard

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Heston Racer G-AFOK with Sabre I

Napier Heston Racer G-AFOK with Sabre I Date: 1939

Background imageNapier Collection: Deltic DP1 locomotive

Deltic DP1 locomotive

Background imageNapier Collection: Flying testbed B2 Canberra WK163

Flying testbed B2 Canberra WK163 fitted with a NSc D1-2 Double Scorpion rechargeable booster rocket Date: 1957

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Heston Racer G-AFOK with Sabre I

Napier Heston Racer G-AFOK with Sabre I Date: 1943

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Sabre VII installation on Hawker Fury, LA610

Napier Sabre VII installation on Hawker Fury, LA610

Background imageNapier Collection: Hawker Fury LA610 of 1945 was powered by a Napier Sabre VI

Hawker Fury LA610 of 1945 was powered by a Napier Sabre VI
Hawker Fury, LA610, of 1945 was powered by a Napier Sabre VII which probably made it the fastest piston-powered Hawker aircraft. Date: 1945

Background imageNapier Collection: Malcolm Campbell with his Bluebird car, 1933

Malcolm Campbell with his Bluebird car, 1933
Sir Malcolm Campbell (1885-1948), British racing motorist and motoring journalist, with the Campbell-Napier-Railton Blue Bird (Blue Bird II)

Background imageNapier Collection: Hawker Tempest V powered by a Sabre IIB NV768

Hawker Tempest V powered by a Sabre IIB NV768, with ducted spinner aircraft propeller

Background imageNapier Collection: Model Napier Deltic engine

Model Napier Deltic engine

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Deltic engine T18-37C

Napier Deltic engine T18-37C, Jim Shortall with one the super pumper units

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Sabre V (series VII) aero engine

Napier Sabre V (series VII) aero engine

Background imageNapier Collection: Hawker Hector with Napier Dagger III engine

Hawker Hector with Napier Dagger III engine
A detail of a Hawker Hector focussing on the Napier Dagger III H-24 air-cooled piston Engine. Developing 805hp the Dagger was the next step for D

Background imageNapier Collection: Autocar Poster -- race on new Brooklands track, Surrey

Autocar Poster -- race on new Brooklands track, Surrey
Autocar Poster --s F Edge driving a Napier car on the new Brooklands racing track in Surrey. He maintained a speed of 60 mph for 24 hours, setting a new record. Date: 1907

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Nomad compound diesel engine, port front quarter

Napier Nomad compound diesel engine, port front quarter

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Nomad compound diesel engine, port view

Napier Nomad compound diesel engine, port view

Background imageNapier Collection: Bristol Bulldog TM K3183 with Napier Rapier I engine

Bristol Bulldog TM K3183 with Napier Rapier I engine
Bristol Bulldog TM, K3183, fitted with a Napier Rapier I engine, suspended in the 24ft wind tunnel at the RAE Farnborough

Background imageNapier Collection: NAPIER, Sir Charles (1786-1860)

NAPIER, Sir Charles (1786-1860)
NAPIER, Sir Charles (Merchiston Hall, 1786-London 1860). British admiral. Engraving

Background imageNapier Collection: 1914 Estate Carriage

1914 Estate Carriage, 15 horse power, Hon. Patrick Lindsay Date: 1958

Background imageNapier Collection: Nomad II engine at the Coronation Road Test Tunnels

Nomad II engine at the Coronation Road Test Tunnels

Background imageNapier Collection: Gloster VI seaplane with Napier Lion VIID engine

Gloster VI seaplane with Napier Lion VIID engine, winner of the 1929 Schneider Trophy. Date: 1929

Background imageNapier Collection: Flying testbed B2 Canberra WK162

Flying testbed B2 Canberra WK162
Flying testbed B2 Canberra WK163 fitted with a NSc D1-2 Double Scorpion rechargeable booster rocket Date: 1957

Background imageNapier Collection: Inspecting engine beside Belvedere helicopter

Inspecting engine beside Belvedere helicopter
Technician inspects engine beside Belvedere helicopter Date: 1958

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Deltic compressor set

Napier Deltic compressor set

Background imageNapier Collection: Ms Napier (bearded) besides F Edge

Ms Napier (bearded) besides F Edge in the four cylinder Napier racing car Date: 1902

Background imageNapier Collection: Avro Lincoln B.2 G-APRJ

Avro Lincoln B.2 G-APRJ
Avro 694 Lincoln B.2 G-APRJ (later G-29-1), of Napier Icing Research Ltd. at The SBAC Farnborough Air Show on 13 September 1959

Background imageNapier Collection: Canadair CC-109 Cosmopolitan 11162

Canadair CC-109 Cosmopolitan 11162 (msn 440-454, CL-66C / CV-540). A CL-66C Napier Eland powered Cosmopolitan, at Burbank after disposal by RCAF without Eland engines

Background imageNapier Collection: Ancient altars, characters, and John Napiers bones

Ancient altars, characters, and John Napiers bones
Ancient altars, ark of the covenant, Chinese musical instrument Ching and King, John Napiers calculating bones, and ancient arithmetical characters

Background imageNapier Collection: English Electric Canberra PR. 7 - PR. 9 prototype WH793

English Electric Canberra PR. 7 - PR. 9 prototype WH793
English Electric Canberra PR.7 (PR.9 prototype) WH793, at the 1955 SBAC Farnborough Air-show. A brand new PR.7 taken from the production line and converted by D. Napier and Sons Ltd

Background imageNapier Collection: D Napier and Son - Bristol centaurus

D Napier and Son - Bristol centaurus
Bristol Centaurus 661 engine

Background imageNapier Collection: Malcolm Campbell with his Bluebird car, 1931

Malcolm Campbell with his Bluebird car, 1931
Sir Malcolm Campbell (1885-1948), British racing motorist and motoring journalist, with the Campbell-Napier-Railton Blue Bird (Blue Bird II)

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Barracks, Karachi, British India

Napier Barracks, Karachi, British India
Napier Barracks, Karachi, Sindh Province, British India (now in Pakistan). Date: circa 1908

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Eland Convair 340 - 440 Mark II - Convair 440-62

Napier Eland Convair 340 - 440 Mark II - Convair 440-62
Napier Eland Convair 340 - 440 Mark II (Convair 440-62) N440EL (msn 445) at PacAero Engineering Corporation, Santa Monica, CA. Built in 1957 and delivered to D.Napier & Sons Ltd

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Nomad

Napier Nomad, a 12 cyl. compound diesel aircraft engine, with auxiliary turbine power recovery and supercharger. Seen in the exhibition hall at the 1953 SBAC Farnborough Air Show. Date: 1953

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Lion W-12 aircraft engine

Napier Lion W-12 aircraft engine
Napier Lion water-cooled W-12 aircraft Engine running on the test-bed. Date: 1970s

Background imageNapier Collection: Avro Lincon B. 2 G-APRJ

Avro Lincon B. 2 G-APRJ
Avro 694 Lincoln B.2 G-APRJ (ex RF342 / G-29-1 / G-36-3), of Napier Icing Research Limited.This Lincoln first flew on 5 June 1945 as RF342 but saw no RAF service, going straight to long-term storage

Background imageNapier Collection: Six cylinder veteran Napier car, early 1900s

Six cylinder veteran Napier car, early 1900s

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Eland Convair Series 2 G-ANVP

Napier Eland Convair Series 2 G-ANVP (msn 153, later N340EL), a 349 converted to Napier N.El.1 Eland power, flown in 1956

Background imageNapier Collection: Napier Advertisement

Napier Advertisement
A photographic advertisement for D. Napier & Son Ltd. promoting the six cylinder Napier motor carriage, which is seen in the image, driving down a countryside lane in front of a magnificent castle

Background imageNapier Collection: Diana Napier, Actress

Diana Napier, Actress
A sketch by Webster Murray of the actress Diana Napier (1905-1982), near the beginning of her film career. Date: circa 1932

Background imageNapier Collection: Attack on Sidon by Commodore Charles Napier

Attack on Sidon by Commodore Charles Napier, 26 September 1840. British, Turkish and Austrian ships bombarding Egyptian positions in the Lebanese port of Sidon during the Syrian War

Background imageNapier Collection: D Napier and Son - Special projects

D Napier and Son - Special projects
Helicopter gas generator integral with rotor

Background imageNapier Collection: Two Napier cars in the mountains during WWI

Two Napier cars in the mountains during WWI
Two Napier cars in the mountains between Austria and Italy during First World War (WWI). Date: circa 1916



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