Aircraft Photo of VH-BRC | Short S-25 Sandringham 4 | Ansett Flying Boat Services | #56917
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
C/n (msn):SH55C
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay SeaplaneMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: RSE   Local: YRAY   Other: -
Photo Date:9 September 1974
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Photo ID: 56917
Photo Comment

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.

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