Schneider Trophy

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Schneider Trophy

(ˈʃnaɪdə)
n
(Aeronautics) a trophy for air racing between seaplanes of any nation, first presented by Jacques Schneider (1879–1928) in 1913; won outright by Britain in 1931
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By the time Robert entered university, Lt Boothman had flown the Supermarine S-SB at 403 mph to win the Schneider Cup. Reginald Mitchell, the man who later developed the racer into the Spitfire, was not a pilot.
One-upmanship: This Rolls-Royce's Flying Lady is gold-plated to match the car''s colour scheme and, inset, an early Rolls-Royce sporting a 1930s Schneider seaplane mascot, celebrating the famous Schneider Cup air races.