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Short S20 Mayo 'Mercury' & Short Empire 'Maia' flying boat

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Short Mayo 'Mercury' & Short Empire 'Maia' flying boat The Short Empire Class Maia was not the largest flying boat of the period – but large and powerful enough to carry a four-engine floatplane.

1929. Der Weltrecord-Flug des Dornier-Riesenflugbootes"Do X" mit 169 Passagieren in Altenrhein a/Bodensee! (Neueste Aufnahmen unseres nach dort entsandten Sonder-Bild-Bericht-Erstatters!) Es ist das erste Mal, dass 169 Personen mit einem Luftfahrzeug befördert wurden; ausser dem mitgeführten Betriebsstoff für 1200 km. was einem Gesamtgewicht von ca. 300 Passagieren entspricht. Die 169 Passagiere, welche den Recordflug des "Do X" mitmachten, vor dem Flugboot.

1929. Der Weltrecord-Flug des Dornier-Riesenflugbootes"Do X" mit 169 Passagieren in Altenrhein a/Bodensee! (Neueste Aufnahmen unseres nach dort entsandten Sonder-Bild-Bericht-Erstatters!) Es ist das erste Mal, dass 169 Personen mit einem Luftfahrzeug befördert wurden; ausser dem mitgeführten Betriebsstoff für 1200 km. was einem Gesamtgewicht von ca. 300 Passagieren entspricht. Die 169 Passagiere, welche den Recordflug des "Do X" mitmachten, vor dem Flugboot.

The Blohm & Voss BV 222 Wiking (Viking) was a large, six-engined German flying boat of World War II, and the largest flying boat to achieve operational status during the war. only 13 were flown with 14 to 19 almost complete .most were used in the strategic transport role ,they even tought using the BV222 for long range transport missions to Japan but this role was taken by the Ju290 four Bv222 survived to VE day

The Blohm & Voss BV 222 Wiking (Viking) was a large, six-engined German flying boat of World War II, and the largest flying boat to achieve operational status during the war. only 13 were flown with 14 to 19 almost complete .most were used in the stra

Flying Boat - Great Britain's Short Sunderland Flying Boat; "The Flying Porcupine"

One of the most outstanding British seaplanes during the Second World War was the Short Sunderland flying boat. It was a heavily armed long-range naval patrol flying boat that earned .

retrowar: “  Saunders-Roe Princess G-ALUN at the Farnborough SBAC Show in September 1953 ”

The Saunders-Roe Princess was a British flying boat aircraft developed and built by Saunders-Roe at their Cowes facility on the Isle of Wight. It has the distinction of being the largest all-metal flying boat to have ever been

Boeing Model 314A Pacific Clipper

“Pacific Clipper” in flight During the war the “Pacific Clipper” flew for the U. Navy with a Pan Am crew.

TEAL (Tasman Empire Airways Lmited) Sandringham Flying Boat ZK-AMD 'Australia'. Delivered to TEAL 5 August 1946 sold to QANTAS and registered as VH-EBX on 13 April 1950.

TEAL (Tasman Empire Airways Lmited) Sandringham Flying Boat ZK-AMD 'Australia'. Delivered to TEAL 5 August 1946 sold to QANTAS and registered as VH-EBX on 13 April 1950.

Short S20 Mayo 'Mercury' & Short Empire 'Maia' flying boat Composite, 1938 The Short Mayo Composite was a piggy-back long-range seaplane/flying boat combination produced by Short Brothers to provide a reliable long-range air transport service to the United States and the far reaches of the British Empire and the Commonwealth. https://uk.pinterest.com/papadias/aviation/

Short S20 Mayo 'Mercury' & Short Empire 'Maia' flying boat Composite, 1938 The Short Mayo Composite was a piggy-back long-range seaplane/flying boat combination produced by Short Brothers to provide a reliable long-range air transport service to the United States and the far reaches of the British Empire and the Commonwealth. https://uk.pinterest.com/papadias/aviation/

A British Short Sunderland flying boat patrol bomber from the RAF.

British Sunderland flying boat that served throughout the war in a naval recon…

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