Correct answer is... 15649 kg. It is equal to 34500 lbs. Empty weight of Short Sunderland is total weight of the airframe, engine, avionics and all other systems installed by manufacturer. It is higher weight then empty speed of other aircrafts of a similar size. Average is about 9449 kg (20830 lbs).
The biggest civil aircraft has empty weight of 250,000 kg (628,000 lb), so Short Sunderland has 6% percent of it's weight. Typical jet airliner has about 39,500 kg (87,100 lb), so in the comparision Short Sunderland has 40% of aircrafts like B737 or A320.
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