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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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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Kawanishi K-200
The Kawanishi K-200 was a concept for a turbojet-powered flying boat proposed in Japan late in World War II. With Japan in a critical state, the K-200 never reached the drawing board. There is very li...
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...
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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Hall XP2H
The Hall XP2H-1 was an American prototype four-engined biplane flying boat of the 1930s. Intended as an experimental very-long-range maritime patrol aircraft, a single example was built. The XP2H-1 w...
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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....
SPCA Météore 63
The SPCA Météore 63 (French for "Meteor") was a flying boat built in France in the 1920s for use as an airliner. It was the first product of the SPCA company, founded by Laurent-Dominique Santoni when...
CANT Z.501
The CANT Z.501 Gabbiano (Italian: Gull) was a high-wing central-hull flying boat, with two outboard floats. It was powered by a single engine installed in the middle of the main-plane and had a crew ...
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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...
Sikorsky S-36 - Wikipedia
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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Lioré et Olivier LeO H-190
The Lioré et Olivier H-190 was a flying boat airliner produced in France in the late 1920s. Conventional for its day, it was a single-bay biplane with unstaggered wings, its single engine mounted trac...
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...
Beriev Be-4
The Beriev Be-4 (originally designated KOR-2) was a reconnaissance flying boat built to operate from Soviet warships during World War II.
In 1939, Beriev was ordered to develop a successor to the ...
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Supermarine Nanok
The Supermarine Nanok was a British three-engined biplane flying boat built by Supermarine. Built to meet a Royal Danish Navy requirement, the single prototype was rebuilt as a private air yacht and r...
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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Saunders-Roe Duchess
The Saunders-Roe Duchess also known as the model P.131 was a British design for a large jet-powered flying boat from Saunders-Roe, based in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The Duchess was designed to foll...
Macchi M.8
The Macchi M.8 was an Italian reconnaissance/bomber flying boat designed and built by Macchi. It was used by the Italian Naval Aviation and was later flown by crews from the United States Navy.
Th...
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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...