Aircraft Photo of 0662 | Short SA-6 Sealand Mk1 | Yugoslavia - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:0662
Aircraft Original Type:Short SA-6 Sealand
Aircraft Generic Type:Short SA-6 Sealand
Aircraft Version:Short SA-6 Sealand Mk1
Operator / Titles:Yugoslavia - Air Force
C/n (msn):SH1567
Location
City / Airport:Belgrade - Nikola TeslaMap
Country:Serbia
Airport Codes:ICAO: LYBE   IATA: BEG   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Muzej vazduhoplovstva Beograd
 
Photo Date:23 July 2015
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID: 1222
Photographer's Remark

Only two complete examples of the 25 Short Sealand amphibians built remain, the other in India (although there is a third dismantled in Northern Ireland). Designed in the late 1940s, it was not a success and suffered from being underpowered. This example was one of two supplied to Yugoslavia and was originally G-AKLS then YU-CFK for delivery, serving the Yugoslav AF till 1962

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