Airplanes List of Short Brothers Airplanes and Aircrafts

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List of all Short Brothers airplanes and aircraft types, with images, specs, and other information. These active and retired Short Brothers planes are listed in alphabetical order, but if you're looking for a particular aircraft you can look for it using the "search" bar. The Short Brothers aircrafts on this list include all planes, jets, helicopters, and other flying vehicles ever made by Short Brothers. Unless you're an aviation expert you probably can't think of every aircraft made by Short Brothers, so use this list to find a few popular Short Brothers planes and helicopters that have been used a lot in the course of history.

Examples include Short Stirling and Felixstowe F.5.

This list answers the question, "What aircrafts are made by Short Brothers?

The Felixstowe F.3 was a British First World War flying boat, successor to the Felixstowe F.2 designed by Lieutenant Commander John Cyril Porte RN at the naval air station, Felixstowe. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Anti-submarine flying boat

Manufacturer: English Electric, Short Brothers, Dick^! Kerr & Co.

Introduced: Jan 01 1917

Designer: John Cyril Porte

Length (m): 14.99

Wingspan (m): 31.09

Maiden Flight: Feb 01 1917

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The Felixstowe F.5 was a British First World War flying boat designed by Lieutenant Commander John Cyril Porte RN of the Seaplane Experimental Station, Felixstowe. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Military flying boat

Manufacturer: English Electric, Short Brothers, Dick^! Kerr & Co., Seaplane Experimental Station

Introduced: Jan 01 1917

Designer: John Cyril Porte

Length (m): 15.01

Wingspan (m): 31.6

Maiden Flight: May 01 1918

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R31-class airship


The R31 class of British rigid airships was constructed in the closing months of World War I and comprised two aircraft, His Majesty's Airship R31 and R32. They were designed by the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors – with assistance from a Herr Müller who had defected to Britain and previously worked for the Schütte-Lanz airship company – and built by Short Brothers at the Cardington airship sheds. The airship frame was made from spruce plywood laminated into girder sections, weatherproofed with varnish, and also fireproofed. These enclosed 21 gas bags. R31 was the largest British airship to fly before the end of the war, and the class remains the largest mobile wooden structures ever ...more on Wikipedia

Manufacturer: Short Brothers

R38-class airship is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Short Brothers Airplanes and Aircrafts
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R38-class airship


The R38 class of rigid airships was designed for Britain's Royal Navy during the final months of World War I, intended for long-range patrol duties over the North Sea. Four similar airships were originally ordered by the Admiralty, but orders for three of these were cancelled after the armistice with Germany and R.38, the lead ship of the class was sold to the United States Navy in October 1919 before completion. On 23 August 1921, R-38 was destroyed by a structural failure while in flight over the city of Hull. It crashed into the Humber estuary, killing 44 out of the 49 crew aboard. At the time of her first flight she was the world's largest airship. Her destruction was the first of the ...more on Wikipedia

Manufacturer: Short Brothers

Length (m): 212.0

Accidents: R38/ZR-2 Humber Estuary 1921 crash

Maiden Flight: Jun 23 1921