Short Stirling | ex LK615

Operator
LII VVS
Aircraft model
Stirling B.Mk.III

The only British heavy bomber ever officially delivered to the Soviet Union, Short Stirling Mk.III LK615 was built by Austin Motors at Long Bridge in 1944, and is seen here in the colors it wore while undergoing tests at Kratovo, near Moscow, in the autumn of 1944. It was Later it was declared as not perspective and transferred to UPA (Department of Polar Aviation) and got serial SSSR-N-415. But it still outdated and not used until SOC in the end of 1947.


Aircraft model

Stirling

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_soviet_union.svg USSR/Russia | Military

Registration number

ex LK615

Short Stirling | ex LK615

Short Stirling | ex LK615