Short Sunderland S.25

Mk III

Mk V

 

Type

 Long distance reconnaissance flying boat

Armament

Mk I-III - 8 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning MG
907kg bomber, depth charges or mines
Mk V - 8 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning MG
907kg bombs, depth charges or mines
2 x 050in 12,7mm Browning MG

Engine

 Mk I - 4 x Bristol Pegasus 22 9cyl radial engine 1010hp each
Mk II-III - 4 x Bristol Pegasus XVIII 9cyl radial engine 1065hp each
Mk V - 4 x Pratt&Whitney R-1830-90B Twin Wasp 14cyl two row radial engine 1200hp each

Weight

 Mk III - Empty 15.663kg - Max take-off 26.308kg
Mk V - Empty 16.783kg - Max take-off 27.216kg

Crew

 13

Speed

 Mk III o V - 343km/h

Year of construction

 May 1938 - June 1946

Quantity

 739

User

 UK  Australia  France  Norway  Portugal and South Africa

Manufacturer

 Short Brothers and Blackburn Aircraft