A massive four-engined flying boat, the Short S.25 Sunderland was a British military patrol bomber which was an evolution of earlier civilian-oriented Shorts flying boat designs, such as the S.23 Empire. 417 more words
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The RAF Wig Bay ShoreDIG got underway in March with the survey of the remains of the flying boat base.
Set up in 1942, this was Britain’s main wartime base for the maintenance of flying boats. 1,023 more words
Images are figuratively as well as literally surfacing concerning Corgi’s all-new 1:72 scale Short Sunderland flying boat. Expected some time in 2015, this beast of an aircraft looks to carry on the tradition left in the wake of their recently released 1:72 Avro Vulcan strategic bomber, perhaps taking on the role of signature centerpiece for the new year. 36 more words
Normally, around this time of year, Corgi takes the wraps off of their latest lineup of Aviation Archive aircraft. Thus far, they’ve been mum, perhaps because they would like to include the latest “heavy” in their full-color catalog. 73 more words