Northrop Shelduck KD2-R5


Northrop Shelduck KD2-R5 RAN No N10-53152


Images by David Harvey

 

Introduction

This is the Northrop Shelduck KD2-R5 as displayed at the South Australian Aviation Museum in Adelaide. The Shelduck was designed in 1946 and first flew in 1947, over 60000 were produced and used by 18 nations. The RAN operated Shelducks during the 1960's and early 70's as gunnery targets. This aircraft is RAN No N10-53152

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