13 results found
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:February 1965
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:201129
View count: 19
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:February 1965
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Area:Saint Kilda / Port Phillip Bay [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:23 March 1953
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:154419
View count: 73
The big flying boats were rare visitors to Melbourne.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Area:Saint Kilda / Port Phillip Bay [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:23 March 1953
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:139401
View count: 130
VH-BRC on its beaching gear
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Area:Southampton / Solent Sky [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Collection:Solent Sky Museum
Photo Date:23 February 2011
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:116566
View count: 58
Built in 1943 for RAF as Sunderland JM715. Converted post-war to civil Sandringham. Ex ZK-AMH, VH-BRC of Ansett, N158C and VP-LVE.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Area:Southampton / Solent Sky [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:23 February 2011
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Area:Southampton / Solent Sky [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Collection:Southampton Hall of Aviation
Photo Date:30 July 1992
Photo by:Malcolm ClarkeContact
Photo ID:104358
View count: 56
N158C 'Beachcomber'. Built in 1943 as a Sunderland Mk111, it was converted to a Sandringham in 1947 for Tasman Empire Airways and delivered to Auckland, NZ.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Area:Southampton / Solent Sky [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:30 July 1992
Photo by:Malcolm ClarkeContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Area:Southampton / Solent Sky [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:30 July 1992
Photo by:Malcolm ClarkeContact
Photo ID:86646
View count: 65
N158C 'Beachcomber'. Built in 1943 as a Sunderland Mk111, it was converted to a Sandringham in 1947 for Tasman Empire Airways and delivered to Auckland, NZ.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Area:Southampton / Solent Sky [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:30 July 1992
Photo by:Malcolm ClarkeContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Area:Southampton / Solent Sky [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Collection:Solent Sky Museum
Photo Date:23 February 2011
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:63548
View count: 67
Ex JM715, ZK-AMH, VH-BRC, N158C, VP-LVE. Restored to its Ansett markings for display in the museum at Southampton.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Area:Southampton / Solent Sky [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:23 February 2011
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:9 September 1974
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Photo ID:56917
View count: 196
The departure of Ansett's flying boats marked the end of an era, not just for aviation but Sydney as well. It happened as Sydney was giving up its easy-living Australian lifestyle for the hectic pace of a world city. Photographer's name not known.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:9 September 1974
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:3 October 1970
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:8425
View count: 64
Built for the RAF as JM715. "Beachcomber" served Ansett on the scheduled service from Rose Bay to Lord Howe Island.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:3 October 1970
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:3 October 1970
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:8201
View count: 56
Built as Sunderland III JM715 by Shorts at Rochester in 1943. Converted to Mark V. Sold by RAF in April 1947 to TEAL as ZK-AMH and later to Ansett as VH-BRC for the service from Rose Bay to Lord Howe Island. Now preserved at Southampton.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:3 October 1970
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:September 1969
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:5966
View count: 67
VH-BRC came to Australia in 1950 from New Zealand, where it was ZK-AMH. After long service, mainly on the Sydney-Lord Howe Island route, it was sold in the US as N158C in 1974. The hangar at Rose Bay dated back to the C Class Empire flying boats.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:September 1969
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BRF
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH.113
Aircraft Name:Islander
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:September 1969
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:1457
View count: 66
Outboard engines running and the rope secure, VH-BRF prepares to swing about so it can be hauled backwards into its berth.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRF
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH.113
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:September 1969
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BRF
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH.113
Aircraft Name:Islander
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:28 November 1970
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:692
View count: 94
Ex RNZAF NZ4015. Acquired by Ansett in 1963 and converted to passenger configuration. Sold as N158J in 1974.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRF
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
C/n (msn):SH.113
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:28 November 1970
Photo by:David CarterContact