43 results found
Registration / Serial:VH-BRE
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 Airways
C/n (msn):SH.1172
Aircraft Name:Pacific Chieftain
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:203846
View count: 16
Damaged beyond repair when moored overnight at Lord Howe Island on July 3, 1963. After being stripped of useful parts scuttled 5km offshore.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRE
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airways
C/n (msn):SH.1172
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:G-AGER
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 3
Operator / Titles:Aquila Airways
C/n (msn):
Aircraft Name:Hadfield
City / Seaplane Base:Hamble - Seaplane (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:29 September 1955
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:201550
View count: 15
Built for RAF in 01.43 as Sunderland III JM660 but delivered direct to BOAC as G-AGER. Sold to Aquila in 12.48 and used on their routes to Madeira and elsewhere until scrapped in 07.56.
Registration / Serial:G-AGER
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 3
Operator / Titles:Aquila Airways
C/n (msn):
City / Seaplane Base:Hamble - Seaplane (closed)
Photo Date:29 September 1955
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: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-BKQ
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 3
Operator / Titles:Trans Oceanic Airways
C/n (msn):SB.3553
Aircraft Name:Pacific Star
City / Seaplane Base:Brisbane - Hamilton Seaplane (closed)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:1950
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID:189407
View count: 26
Ex RAAF aircraft that was declared unserviceable after being damaged by hail in 1946 while stored at RAAF Rathmines. Purchased by Bryan Monkton and converted to BOAC Hythe standard with 36 seats. Registered to Trans Oceanic Airways and used on inaugurate flights from Sydney to Grafton, Hobart and eventually Port Moresby. Lost a propeller and reduction gear near Sydney on April 16, 1951. Repairs abandoned after corrosion found in wing spar. Scrapped. Photo from: State Library of Queensland
Registration / Serial:VH-BKQ
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 3
Operator / Titles:Trans Oceanic Airways
C/n (msn):SB.3553
City / Seaplane Base:Brisbane - Hamilton Seaplane (closed)
Photo Date:1950
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-BRD
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Barrier Reef Airways
C/n (msn):SH.33C
Aircraft Name:Princess of Cairns
City / Seaplane Base:Hayman Island - seaplane (YHYN)
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:May 1951
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID:188361
View count: 28
Sank at its moorings on the Brisbane River, Brisbane on October 21, 1952 after being struck by a passing vessel during the night. Photo from: State Library of Queensland
Registration / Serial:VH-BRD
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Barrier Reef Airways
C/n (msn):SH.33C
City / Seaplane Base:Hayman Island - seaplane (YHYN)
Photo Date:May 1951
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VP-LVE
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Antilles Air Boats
C/n (msn):SH-55C
Aircraft Name:Southern Cross
City / Seaplane Base:Christiansted / Saint Croix - Harbor Seaplane (SSB / VI32)Map
Country:United States Virgin Islands
Photo Date:30 September 1975
Photo from:Erica340 CollectionContact
Photo ID:185771
View count: 36
Registration / Serial:VP-LVE
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Antilles Air Boats
C/n (msn):SH-55C
City / Seaplane Base:Christiansted / Saint Croix - Harbor Seaplane (SSB / VI32)
Photo Date:30 September 1975
Photo from:Erica340 CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:F-OBIP
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 7
Operator / Titles:RAI - Réseau Aérien Interinsulaire
C/n (msn):SH57C
City / Airport:Paris - Le Bourget (LFPB / LBG)Map
Country:France
Collection:Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace
Photo Date:September 1983
Photo by:T.LaurentContact
Photo ID:172915
View count: 41
Initially delivered to RAF as Sunderland Mk.III (JM719) in Aug 1943, converted to Mk.V in Sep 1944. Became a Sandringham 7 for BOAC as G-AKCO in Jul 1947, then sold in Australia as VH-APG in 1955 and finally to RAI in French Polynesia in 1958 until wfu in 1970. Joined the Musée de l'air in Paris in 1978. Unfortunately the aircraft was severely damaged in Feb 1984 by a strong storm.
Registration / Serial:F-OBIP
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 7
Operator / Titles:RAI - Réseau Aérien Interinsulaire
C/n (msn):SH57C
City / Airport:Paris - Le Bourget (LFPB / LBG)
Photo Date:September 1983
Photo by:T.LaurentContact
Registration / Serial:NZ4115
Military Code:Q
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland MR5
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force
C/n (msn):SH1552
City / Area:Auckland / MOTAT [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:New Zealand
Collection:Museum of Transport and Technology - MOTAT
Photo Date:1996
Photo by:Marcel Colthoff (via Joop de Groot)Contact
Photo ID:155728
View count: 53
Registration / Serial:NZ4115
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland MR5
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force
C/n (msn):SH1552
City / Area:Auckland / MOTAT [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:1996
Photo by:Marcel Colthoff (via Joop de Groot)Contact
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:ZK-AMB
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:TEAL - Tasman Empire Airways
C/n (msn):SH30C
Aircraft Name:Australia
City / Seaplane Base:Auckland - Mechanics Bay Seaplane (closed)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:2 September 1946
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:148933
View count: 69
Sold in Australia as VH-EBW in October 1950. Photo from Whites Aviation Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library.
Registration / Serial:ZK-AMB
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:TEAL - Tasman Empire Airways
C/n (msn):SH30C
City / Seaplane Base:Auckland - Mechanics Bay Seaplane (closed)
Photo Date:2 September 1946
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:ML824
Military Code:NS-Z
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:201 Sqn
C/n (msn):SH984
City / Airport:Hendon (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Collection:RAF Museum Hendon / London
Photo Date:5 May 2018
Photo by:Joop de GrootContact
Photo ID:142247
View count: 69
The Sunderland did get a prominent location in the new entrance hall of the RAF Museum.
Registration / Serial:ML824
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):SH984
City / Airport:Hendon (closed)
Photo Date:5 May 2018
Photo by:Joop de GrootContact
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: 135
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:DP198
Military Code:W
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:205 Sqn
C/n (msn):[ DP198 ]
City / Seaplane Base:Singapore - Seletar Seaplane (closed)Map
Country:Singapore
Photo Date:May 1959
Photo from:RAScholefield CollectionContact
Photo ID:130109
View count: 46
Built as a Sunderland 3 at Windermere in 1943 and later converted to Mark 5 standard. Latterly operated by 205 Squadron based at Seletar and took part in the last RAF Sunderland sortie on 15 May 1959. Scrapped afterwards at Seletar. Image obtained from an RAF crew member 30 years ago.
Registration / Serial:DP198
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):[ DP198 ]
City / Seaplane Base:Singapore - Seletar Seaplane (closed)
Photo Date:May 1959
Photo from:RAScholefield CollectionContact
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-EBX
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Qantas
C/n (msn):SH32C
Aircraft Name:Pacific Chieftain
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1950 to 1954
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:114787
View count: 140
Qantas photo showing VH-EBX riding at anchor at Rose Bay, the base for Qantas' flying boat operations. The aircraft was ex TEAL ZK-AMD and was sold to Ansett as VH-BRE.
Registration / Serial:VH-EBX
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Qantas
C/n (msn):SH32C
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (RSE / YRAY)
Photo Date:1950 to 1954
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
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: 57
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:G-BJHS
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5(AN)
C/n (msn):SH974
City / Area:London / Tower Bridge [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:9 September 1982
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:103207
View count: 71
Registration / Serial:G-BJHS
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 5(AN)
C/n (msn):SH974
City / Area:London / Tower Bridge [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:9 September 1982
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:F-OBIP
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 6
Operator / Titles:RAI - Réseau Aérien Interinsulaire
C/n (msn):SH.57C
City / Airport:Paris - Le Bourget (LFPB / LBG)Map
Country:France
Collection:Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace
Photo Date:18 July 1982
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:101692
View count: 75
RAI (Reseau Aerien Interinsulaire) flew Sandringham flying boats in the 1960s. It became Air Polynesie, which was the predecessor of the current Air Tahiti.
Registration / Serial:F-OBIP
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 6
Operator / Titles:RAI - Réseau Aérien Interinsulaire
C/n (msn):SH.57C
City / Airport:Paris - Le Bourget (LFPB / LBG)
Photo Date:18 July 1982
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:N158C
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Antilles Air Boats
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Southern Cross
City / Seaplane Base:San Juan - Seaplane (PR34) (closed)Map
Country:Puerto Rico
Photo Date:July 1979
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact
Photo ID:99412
View count: 67
Registration / Serial:N158C
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Antilles Air Boats
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Seaplane Base:San Juan - Seaplane (PR34) (closed)
Photo Date:July 1979
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact
Registration / Serial:N158C
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Antilles Air Boats
C/n (msn):SH55C
Aircraft Name:Southern Cross
City / Seaplane Base:San Juan - Seaplane (PR34) (closed)Map
Country:Puerto Rico
Photo Date:July 1979
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact
Photo ID:98895
View count: 64
Seen looking into the crowded hangar at San Juan Seaplane base, Southern Cross is being worked upon. Ex VP-LVE, VH-BRC.
Registration / Serial:N158C
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
Operator / Titles:Antilles Air Boats
C/n (msn):SH55C
City / Seaplane Base:San Juan - Seaplane (PR34) (closed)
Photo Date:July 1979
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact