Short Belfast aircraft model being prepared

Made:
circa 1960 in Farnborough
maker:
Royal Aircraft Establishment
Short Belfast aircraft model being prepared (photographs; aircraft; aeroplanes; research aircraft)

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Framed photograph of the Short Belfast Aircraft being prepared for test in the 24 ft wind tunnel at the R.A.E. Farnborough.

Framed photograph of the Short Belfast Aircraft model being prepared for test in the 24 ft wind tunnel at the R.A.E. Farnborough. The Short Belfast was a heavy transport aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce engines which had a payload capacity of 80,000lb of freight or 150 troops. Only ten were built for the RAF, some continued to serve as civilian freighters.

Details

Category:
Farnborough
Object Number:
1993-2741
Materials:
paper & wooden frame
type:
photographs, aircraft, aeroplanes and research aircraft