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Short Brothers: Shetland

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1945.
1945.
August 1945. Bristol Engine Co: Centaurus Engines.
Dec 1945.
1948.

Note: This is a subsection of Short Brothers.

The Shetland was a flying boat was designed and created by Short Brothers (Rochester and Bedford) in collaboration with Saunders-Roe; it was the largest machine of its time to fly.

Type

  • Flying Boat

Manufacturers

Designers

Number produced

  • 2

Engines

The "Shetland" was launched around 1944 for use in the Second World War.[1] It was designed for long distances and high speed, but only were two built:

  • Short S.35 Shetland I
  • Short S.40 Shetland II

The end of World War Two prevented The Shetland from entering production.[2]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 25th May 1945, p-418.
  2. [1] Wikipedia