Short Brothers (Shorts) S.C.5 Belfast

Heavy Cargo Freighter

Short Brothers (Shorts) S.C.5 Belfast C1, HeavyLift Cargo Airlines, RP-C8020, c/ © Patrick Hill
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The Short S.C.5 Belfast is a four-engine long-range heavy cargo freighter aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Short Brothers and Harland Limited.
The Short Belfast was developed for the Royal Air Force and operated under the designation Short Belfast C.1 from 1966 until 1976.
Propulsion4 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Tyne RTy.12
Engine Power (each)4273 kW5730 shp
Speed567 km/h306 kts
  352 mph
Service Ceiling9.144 m30.000 ft
Range8.367 km4.518 NM
5.199 mi.
Empty Weight57.606 kg127.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight104.326 kg230.000 lbs
Wing Span48,40 m158 ft 10 in
Wing Area229,1 m2466 ft
Length41,58 m136 ft 5 in
Height14,33 m47 ft 0 in
First Flight05.01.1964
Production Statusout of production
Total Production10
Data for (Version)Shorts S.C.5 Belfast

[Photo-ID: 6747] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Short S.C.5 Belfast C.1, Royal Air Force, XR371, c/n SH1825, Karsten Palt, 2013Short
S.C.5 Belfast C.1
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XR371
c/n: SH1825
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]