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NAPIER-HESTON RACER—IN SEARCH OF A RECORD

DESPITE INNOVATIVE DESIGN, plenteous funding, and meticulous fabrication, the 1940 Napier-Heston Racer failed to fulfill its purpose of setting a World Air Speed Record. The onset of World War II … Continue reading

October 26, 2020 · Leave a comment