Aircraft Photo of N1397 | Short 310-A4 | UK - Navy | #357063
City / Seaplane Base:Rochester - Seaplane (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Photo Date:January 1918
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Photo ID: 357063
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Designed as a torpedo bomber, the Short 310A-4 had a powerful Sunbeam Cossack engine but still could not carry a torpedo and an observer and was flown from the rear cockpit for centre of gravity reasons. The type was urgently sent to the Mediterranean in 1917 but enjoyed little success. Photo from: San Diego Air & Space Museum

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