Aircraft Photo of VH-BRC | Short S-25 Sandringham 4 | Ansett Flying Boat Services | #5966
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: YRAY   IATA: RSE   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:September 1969
Photo by:David Carter
Photo ID: 5966
Photo Comment

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.

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