WWI Short type 184 Floatplane 1915 by Dennis Melling

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WWI Short type 184 Floatplane 1915 by 

A digital painting, using Whistler’s Rainbow in DAP plus Gimp of the Short type 184. PD image used from the Military Factory.
It became the first Aircraft in the world to sink an enemy ship at sea by means of a torpedo im August 1915.
Role Reconnaisance aircraft / Torpedo bomber
Manufacturer Short Brothers
Designer Horace Short
First flight 1915
Introduction 1915
Retired 1933


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  • JETAdamson
    JETAdamsonalmost 2 years ago

    Very lovely, very vintage look…

  • Thank you very much :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyeralmost 2 years ago

    Excellent Dennis. Rare aeroplane Image. – Ted

  • Thank you Ted – it didn’t take long to get from this to the moon :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Samohsong
    Samohsongalmost 2 years ago

    Lovely work Dennis!

  • Thank you Sam :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynalmost 2 years ago

    MAGIC WORK !!!!

  • Many thanks Guendalyn :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Sue Ballyn
    Sue Ballynalmost 2 years ago

    Great work!

  • Many thanks :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • billfox256
    billfox256almost 2 years ago

    A tremendous creation, excellently done!!! Bill

  • Thank you Bill :)

    – Dennis Melling

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