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Grumman HU-16C Albatross Flying Boat

Stored on the main ramp outside Mission Aviation at Fort Pierce. - Photo taken at Fort Pierce - St. Lucie County International (FPR / KFPR) in Florida, USA on January

Dornier Do18 out of water

MAY 3 1945 RAF outnumbered in last dogfight over Germany. The Dornier Do 18 flying boat.

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A Dornier DO 18 flying boat on the service ramp.

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Convair R3Y Tradewind

Last of the Great Flying Boats. Proving its amphibious capability, a Tradewind disgorges a Marine Corps vehicle and driver onto the San Diego beach during tests ca.

Designation: P5M-2G 1956 - 1961  Name: P5M 2  Span: 118 ft 2 in	Length: 100 ft 7 in 	Power Plant: 2 Wright R-3350-32 WA Power: 3450 HP (each) 	Max Speed: 251 MPH 	Range: 2050 Miles Notes: The 2G had a 'T' tail and a lower bow chine line. Used for search & rescue missions. Last of the flying boats used by the Coast Guard.

Designation: P5M-2G 1956 - 1961 Name: P5M 2 Span: 118 ft 2 in Length: 100 ft 7 in Power Plant: 2 Wright R-3350-32 WA Power: 3450 HP (each) Max Speed: 251 MPH Range: 2050 Miles Notes: The 2G had a 'T' tail and a lower bow chine line. Used for search & rescue missions. Last of the flying boats used by the Coast Guard.

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H-4 Hercules "Spruce Goose". Nov. 2, 1947. It flew once, and for less than a minute.

The “Big Sip” McMinnville, Oregon 20th Annual

Howard Hughes pilots his huge wooden flying boat, known as the "Spruce Goose," for the first and last time over Long Beach Harbor in California. The flight lasts for only a minute.

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