Short Belfast C.1

Short Belfast C.1


Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom (GB)
Short Belfast C.1 G-BEPS (ex-RAF XR368) under restoration at Southend. The Short Belfast was a heavy lift turboprop freighter built by Short Brothers for the Royal Air Force. The first prototype flew in 1964. Only 10 were built and after the end of their military life (1966-76) 5 went into civilian service with the HeavyLift air freight company.
Short Belfast C.1 G-BEPS (ex-RAF XR368) under restoration at Southend. The Short Belfast was a heavy lift turboprop freighter built by Short Brothers for the Royal Air Force. The first prototype flew in 1964. Only 10 were built and after the end of their military life (1966-76) 5 went into civilian service with the HeavyLift air freight company.
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By: Hinkkanen

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@ 2006-04-17 14:28:31
Four-engined jet behind Belfast is Boeing 707-321C EL-AKJ (cn 19375/662)
http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?regsearch=EL-AKJ&distinct_entry=true

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