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HEAVIER-THAN-AIR MACHINES IN FLIGHT

The move to Eastchurch was made in May 1910.  Read More

1910

1911

1910 - 1915

Further development followed and in 1912 Commander Samson flew a modified Short S38 from a platform erected on the deck of H.M.S. Hibernia. Read More

1912

1912 - 1914

Eastchurch Timeline: 1910 - 1915

1- Eastchurch

The transfer of the Shorts works from Eastchurch to Rochester began with the ‘Float Department’ about one week before the outbreak of World War 1 and the rest of the manufacturing workshops followed gradually.  Read More

1914 - 1915