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Sheldrake
Role Amphibian biplane flying boat
National origin United Kingdom
Manufacturer Supermarine
First flight 1927
Number built 1

The Supermarine Sheldrake was a British amphibian biplane flying boat developed by Supermarine from the Supermarine Seagull with a revised hull.[1] Powered by a Napier Lion engine strut mounted above the fuselage and below the top wing, it was fitted with a four-bladed propeller.[1] Only one Sheldrake, serial number N180, was built.[2]

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  • Robertson, Bruce (1987). British Military Aircraft Serials 1878-1987. Letchworth, England: Midland Counties Publications. ISBN 0-904597-61-X. 

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