Flying boat
A flying boat is a fixed-winged seaplane with a hull, allowing it to land on water, that usually has no type of landing gear to allow operation on land. It differs from a float plane as it uses a purp...
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Norman Thompson N.T.2B
The Norman Thompson N.T.2B was a British single-engined Flying boat trainer of the First World War. A single-engined biplane, the N.T.2B was adopted as a standard flying boat trainer by the Royal Nava...
Dornier Do 24
The Dornier Do 24 is a 1930s German three-engine flying boat designed by the Dornier Flugzeugwerke for maritime patrol and search and rescue. According to Dornier records, some 12,000 people were resc...
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Macchi M.9
The Macchi M.9 was a flying boat bomber produced in Italy close to the end of World War I, and shortly afterwards. It was a conventional design for its day, with unstaggered biplane wings of unequal s...
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Hiro H1H
The Hiro H1H (or Navy Type 15) was a 1920s Japanese bomber or reconnaissance biplane flying boat developed from the Felixstowe F.5 by the Hiro Naval Arsenal for the Imperial Japanese Navy. The aircraf...
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Engels MI
The Engels MI was a Russian floatplane/fighter developed in 1916. It was a parasol cantilever flying boat with a V-Section hull, and downswept wingtips incorporating flotation chambers.
In 1916 th...
Macchi M.5
The Macchi M.5 was an Italian single-seat fighter flying boat designed and built by Nieuport-Macchi at Varese. It was extremely manoeuvrable and agile and matched the land-based aircraft it had to fig...
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Saro Shrimp
The Saunders Roe A.37 Shrimp was a 1930s British two-seat four-engined experimental flying boat built by Saunders-Roe Limited ("Saro") at Cowes.
The Shrimp was designed by H Knowler in 1939 as a h...
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Besson H-6
The Besson H-6 was a French single-seat postal flying-boat designed by the Marcel Besson company of Boulogne.
The H-6 was a single-seat triplane flying-boat powered by a Clerget 9B radial piston e...
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Budd BB-1 Pioneer
The Budd BB-1 Pioneer was an experimental United States flying boat of the 1930s utilizing the Savoia-Marchetti S.56 design. Its framework was constructed entirely of stainless steel, using a newly p...
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Boeing Model 204
The Boeing Model 204 was an American biplane, pusher configuration flying-boat aircraft built by Boeing in 1929. Externally the 204 looked identical to the Boeing Model 6E, but a number of internal ch...
Macchi L.2
The Macchi L.2 was an Italian biplane flying boat developed from the earlier Macchi L.1, itself a copy of a captured Austrian Lohner flying boat.
In an attempt to improve the performance of the L....
Sikorsky S-36
The Sikorsky S-36 was an eight-seat amphibian sesquiplane design and built by the Sikorsky Manufacturing Company. The aircraft was ordered by Pan American Airways, the start of a long association with...
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Douglas XP3D
The Douglas XP3D was a prototype American patrol flying boat of the 1930s. A twin-engined high-winged monoplane, the P3D was produced by the Douglas Aircraft Company to equip the US Navy's Patrol squ...
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Latham 43
The Latham 43 was a flying boat bomber built in France in the 1920s for service with the French Navy. It was a conventional design for its day - a two-bay biplane with unstaggered wings, and engines m...
Supermarine Stranraer
The Supermarine Stranraer was a 1930s flying boat designed and built by the British Supermarine Aviation Works company principally for the Royal Air Force. They entered operations in 1937 and many wer...
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Short Shetland
The Short Shetland was a British high-speed, long-range, four-engined flying-boat built by Short Brothers at Rochester, Kent for use in the Second World War. It was designed to meet an Air Ministry re...
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Dornier Rs.II
The Zeppelin-Lindau Rs.II (known incorrectly postwar as the Dornier Rs.II) was a biplane flying boat, designed by Claudius Dornier and built during 1914-15 on the German side of Lake Constance. Initi...
Nikitin MU-4
The Nikitin MU-4 was an amphibian trainer aircraft produced in the USSR in 1936.
The flying boat style MU-4 training amphibian was a single-engined side-by-side two-seat biplane. The single engine...
Tupolev MTB-2
The Tupolev MTB-2 (Russian: Морской Тяжелый Бомбардировщик — Heavy Naval Bomber), also known as the ANT-44, was a four-engine prototype flying boat designed in the Soviet Union in 1935.
The AN...
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Naval Aircraft Factory TF
The Naval Aircraft Factory TF (Tandem Fighter) was a United States twin-engine flying-boat escort fighter first flown in October 1920. The aircraft originated from requirements drafted by the British ...
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Latécoère 21
The Latécoère 21 was a French flying boat built in 1925 for use by Lignes Aériennes Latécoère as an airliner on routes between France and North Africa. It was the first of the Latécoère flying boats, ...
FBA 19
The FBA 19 was a flying boat bomber developed in France in 1924 by Franco-British Aviation. Similar in configuration to FBA's wartime designs, it was a conventional biplane flying boat with open cockp...
Ikarus IO
The Ikarus IO (Serbian Cyrillic:Икарус ИО - Извиђач Обални) was a biplane flying boat produced in Yugoslavia in the late 1920s. It was a conventional flying boat design for its day, featuring a large ...
Blériot 290
The Blériot 290 was a 1930s French sesquiplane flying-boat designed by Filippo Zappata, only one was built and it was not ordered into production.
The 290 was designed by Zappata as a three-seat t...
Kawanishi E10K
The Kawanishi E10K was a small Japanese flying boat of the 1930s. It was a single-engined biplane which was intended to meet a requirement for a night reconnaissance aircraft for the Imperial Japanes...
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SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera
The Nardi FN.333 Riviera, later the SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera, is an Italian luxury touring amphibian flying boat designed and developed by Fratelli Nardi in the 1950s and produced in small number...
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