Short Brothers: Singapore I
Note: This is a sub-section of Short Brothers Aircraft.
The Singapore was a flying boat made by Short Brothers which was the prototype for larger flying boats built by Shorts.
- Short S.5 / Singapore I
- First design aircraft powered by two Rolls-Royce Condor IIIA engines (665 hp)
The Short Singapore was a British multi-engined biplane flying boat built after the First World War. The design was developed into two four-engined versions: the prototype Short Brothers: Singapore II and production Short Brothers: Singapore III. The latter became the Royal Air Force's main long-range maritime patrol flying boat of the 1930s and saw service against the Japanese with the Royal New Zealand Air Force during the Second World War.
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