Bureau of Meteorology Bureau of Meteorology The BOAC Short 'C' Class flying boat G-AFBL Cooee at Rod El Farag Egypt c. 1946 The BOAC Short 'C' Class flying boat G-AFBL Cooee , at Rod El Farag , Egypt , c. 1946 Bureau of Meteorology Bureau of Meteorology CATHAY (S1003 G-AFKZ ) Origin of name:The medieval European name for China Aircraft was delivered... CATHAY (S1003 G-AFKZ ) Origin of name:The medieval European name for China Aircraft was delivered... Go to top COURTIER(S.820 G-ADVC) Origin of name:Not known Aircraft was delivered 24thApril 1937... Go to top COURTIER(S.820 G-ADVC) Origin of name:Not known Aircraft was delivered 24thApril 1937,... AUSTRALIA (S885 G-AFCZ ) Origin of name: Originally named Canterbury and later renamed CLARE... AUSTRALIA (S885 G-AFCZ ) Origin of name: Originally named Canterbury and later renamed CLARE... Go to top CHALLENGER (S.821 G-ADVD) Origin of name:The Qoutation is from a poem by William... Go to top CHALLENGER (S.821 G-ADVD) Origin of name:The Qoutation is from a poem by William... Go to top COORONG (S.851 VH-ABE) Origin of name: a lake in South Australia. Aircraft was delivered... Go to top COORONG (S.851 VH-ABE) Origin of name: a lake in South Australia. Aircraft was delivered... Go to top COOGEE (S.849 VH-ABC) Origin of name: a suburb of Sydney NSW Australia Aircraft was... Go to top COOGEE (S.849 VH-ABC) Origin of name: a suburb of Sydney, NSW, Australia Aircraft was... Go to top CALEDONIA (S804 G-ADHM) Origin of name: Allusion to Scotland Aircraft was delivered 4th... Go to top CALEDONIA (S804 G-ADHM) Origin of name: Allusion to Scotland Aircraft was delivered 4th... Short S23 C Class Empire Flying Boats Short S23 C Class Empire Flying Boats CENTAURUS (S.811 G-ADUT) Origin of name: some say the son of Apollo and father of the centaurs by... CENTAURUS (S.811 G-ADUT) Origin of name: some say the son of Apollo and father of the centaurs by... Nothing remains at the site today due to the widespread peat cutting that has taken place in the... Nothing remains at the site today due to the widespread peat cutting that has taken place in the... CLYDE (S.883 G-AFCX) Origin of name: A river in the West of Scotland flowing through Glasgow and... CLYDE (S.883 G-AFCX) Origin of name: A river in the West of Scotland, flowing through Glasgow, and... Go to top CLIO (S.841 G-AETY) Origin of name: One of the nine Muses the proclaimer.The quotation... Go to top CLIO (S.841 G-AETY) Origin of name: One of the nine Muses, the proclaimer.The quotation... Go to top CENTURION (S.822 G-ADVE) Origin of name:The quotation was from Julius Caesar(100-44BC)... Go to top CENTURION (S.822 G-ADVE) Origin of name:The quotation was from Julius Caesar(100-44BC)... image from John Thompson Collection. Our thanks to John. Go to top CASSIOPEIA (S.815 G-ADUX) Origin... image from John Thompson Collection. Our thanks to John. Go to top CASSIOPEIA (S.815 G-ADUX) Origin... Go to top CAVALIER (S.812 G-ADUU) Origin of name: A quotation from a poem by William Wordsworth... Go to top CAVALIER (S.812 G-ADUU) Origin of name: A quotation from a poem by William Wordsworth... Go to top COOLANGATTA (S.877 VH-ABB) Origin of name: a town in Southern Queensland Australia.... Go to top COOLANGATTA (S.877 VH-ABB) Origin of name: a town in Southern Queensland, Australia.... Go to top CLEOPATRA (S.1026 G-AFRA) Origin of name: Cleopatra VII (69-30BC) Queen of Egypt.... Go to top CLEOPATRA (S.1026 G-AFRA) Origin of name: Cleopatra VII, (69-30BC), Queen of Egypt.... Go to top AOTEAROA (S884 G-AFCY ZK-AMA (prev. ZK-AMC) ( type S 30)) (originally named 'Captain... Go to top AOTEAROA (S884 G-AFCY , ZK-AMA (prev. ZK-AMC) ( type S.30)) (originally named 'Captain... Go to top CARPENTARIA (S876 VH-ABA) Origin of name: a gulf in northern Australia. Aircraft was... Go to top CARPENTARIA (S876 VH-ABA) Origin of name: a gulf in northern Australia. Aircraft was... CLEOPATRA (S.1026 G-AFRA) Short S23 C Class Empire Flying Boats CLEOPATRA (S.1026 G-AFRA) Short S23 C Class Empire Flying Boats Go to top CORINTHIAN (S.848 G-AEUF) Origin of name: A passing allusionperhaps to the Gulf of... Go to top CORINTHIAN (S.848 G-AEUF) Origin of name: A passing allusion,perhaps, to the Gulf of... Go to top CAMERONIAN (S.847 G-AEUE) Origin of name: possibly a reference to the British Army... Go to top CAMERONIAN (S.847 G-AEUE) Origin of name: possibly a reference to the British Army... Go to top CAMBRIA (S.813 G-ADUV) Origin of name: the allusion is to Wales from a poem by William... Go to top CAMBRIA (S.813 G-ADUV) Origin of name: the allusion is to Wales from a poem by William...
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