Friday, July 11, 2008

Carrier-Borne Sturgeon

Short Brothers Sturgeon was developed as a carrier-borne reconnaissance bomber for Fleet Air Arm. In 1948 it was already obsolete for this role, so Royal Navy employed the plane as target tug. One of the strangest-looking creations of Shorts, definitely! Its turbo-prop version would be a perfect match for some British Sky Captain.
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