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Short Bomber
Short Bomber 9307
Captain GEH McElroy
No. 3 Wing RNAS
August 1918
Source: OTS 13/4
Image: © R. N. Pearson

Short Bomber

Landplane development of the Short 184 with long-span wings. The 83 built were used from October 1916 until April 1917, when the Handley Page O/100 became available.

Country: Great Britain
Manufacturer: Short Brothers
Type: Bomber
First Service: 1916
Number Built:  
Engine(s): Rolls-Royce Eagle III 12-cyl. liquid cooled inline V, 250 hp
Wing Span: 85 ft
Length: 45 ft
Height: 15 ft
Empty Weight: 6,800 lbs
Gross Weight:  
Max Speed: 77.5 mph at 6,500 ft
Ceiling: 9,500 ft
Endurance: 6 hours
Crew: 2
Armament: 1 machine gun
920 lbs. of bombs
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