Napier-Halford Dagger Aero Engine
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|Napier-Halford Dagger Aero Engine|
|Production location||Great Britain|
Napier-Halford Dagger engines served in the pre-WW2 Handley-Page Hereford bomber.
The Napier-Halford Dagger is essentially a larger Napier Rapier engine, where the manufacturers were again striving to increase power but keep the frontal area small top reduce drag.
This design was successful and lead on to the development of the famous Sabre engine.
How it Worked
Type: Air-cooled 24-cylinder supercharged “H” engine.
Country: Great Britain
Rating: 1000hp at 4200rpm
Weight: 631kg (1390lbs)
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In the Science Museum's Records
Inv. No: 1950-257
Source: D Napier & Sons Ltd