Short Singapore

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  1. Clave

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    Very short thread this time!

    The Short Singapore entered service with the RAF in 1934 and only 37 were built in total due to pre-war development of more modern aircraft.

    The Singapore Mk III was a biplane seaplane with 4 x Rolls-Royce Kestrel engines and it’s primary role was air-sea rescue and ant-submarine work.

    The Singapore was armed with 3 x 7.7mm Lewis machine guns 1,100 lb of bombs.

    This example is a Singapore Mk III of 203 Squadron RAF 1940.

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    This example is a Singapore Mk III of 204 Squadron RAF 1938.

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    This example is a Singapore Mk III of 5 Squadron RNZAF 1940.

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    Nice ones Clave - not too many users for the Singapore!
     
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    Very Nice...but weird looking...
     
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    Not many at all, I did not have much to work with in the end - these three are the 'leftovers' from a commission of 12 aircraft
     
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