Person/Organisation NameD Napier & Son Ltd; 1808-1942; Motor car and aircraft engine manufacturers
Corporate NameD Napier & Son Ltd
Dates1808-1942
EpithetMotor car and aircraft engine manufacturers
ActivityBritish engine and pre-Great War (the "brass era") automobile manufacturer and one of the most important aircraft engine manufacturers in the early to mid-20th century. Their post-First World War Lion was the most powerful engine in the world for some time between the 1920s and the 1930s, and their Sabre produced 3500 hp (2,600 kW) in its later versions. 1942, taken over by English Electric.
CodeNA456
Catalogue
RefNoTitle
IME/13/7/15Model Sabre 5 aero engine
NAPD Napier and Son
NAP/5/1/271Airscrew
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