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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Curtiss Wanamaker Triplane
The Wanamaker Triplane or Curtiss Model T, retroactively renamed Curtiss Model 3 was a large experimental four-engined triplane patrol flying boat of the First World War. It was the first four-engined...
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Chyetverikov MDR-6
The Chyetverikov MDR-6 was a 1930s Soviet Union reconnaissance flying-boat aircraft, and the only successful aircraft designed by the design bureau led by Igor Chyetverikov.
First flying in July 1...
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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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Latécoère 300
The Latécoère 300 series of aircraft were a group of civil and military flying boats. They were manufactured by French aircraft manufacturer Latécoère in the 1930s. A single Latécoère 300 was built;...
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Dornier Delphin
The Dornier Delphin (en: Dolphin) was a 1920s German single-engine commercial flying boat built by Dornier Flugzeugwerke. As well as commercial users single examples were acquired by the United States...
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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...
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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Felixstowe F5L
The twin-engine F5L was one of the Felixstowe F series of flying boats developed by John Cyril Porte at the Seaplane Experimental Station, Felixstowe, England during the First World War for production...
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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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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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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...
Sopwith Bat Boat
The Sopwith Bat Boats were British flying boats designed and built from 1912 to 1914. A single-engined pusher biplane, the Bat Boat was the first successful flying boat and amphibious aircraft built i...
Savoia-Marchetti S.57
The Savoia-Marchetti S.57 was an Italian single-engine biplane flying boat intended for aerial reconnaissance, built by Savoia-Marchetti for Regia Aeronautica after World War I.Of wooden construction ...
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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...
Sikorsky S-42
The Sikorsky S-42 was a 1930s commercial flying boat designed and built by Sikorsky Aircraft to meet a 1931 requirement from Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) for a long-range transatlantic flying ...
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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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