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Dark Roasted Blend: Monstrous Aviation: World's Biggest Airplanes, Part 3

Saunders Roe Flying Boats: Princess, the largest flying boat built in Britain

G-AGCA. British Airways - in the wartime livery at Port Washington Marine Terminal, La Guardia, August 1945.  © Whites Aviation / Alexander Turnbull Library Image WA-00472-F via P. Sheehan Collection - 1950-097.

British Airways - in the wartime livery at Port Washington Marine Terminal, La Guardia, August © Whites Aviation / Alexander Turnbull Library Image via P.

Russian Beriev A-42 Albatros

Cool photos and descriptions by a professional aviation photographer of the Gidroaviasalon airshow on Russia's Black Sea coast.

Even larger than the Boeing 314 was the Saunders Princess. It never flew more than 100 hours and all three prototypes were broken up in 1967, 20 years after they were built and had been siting around rotting for all that time. It's a major shame that none were saved for a museum. These massive planes were among the biggest things to ever fly on earth.

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

1940's Vintage WW2 Jaffee Martin PBM Mariner Airplane Poster Print

1940's Vintage WW2 Jaffee Martin PBM Mariner Airplane Poster Print

Original Vintage era Antique Aviation Bomber Print CONDITION: A condition, linen mounted, Beautiful! This is a beautiful and original airplane print, from the painting by graphic illustrato

Grumman Albatross -   "The Big Bird With The Brass Ass" - Dave Watson.

Grumman Albatross - "The Big Bird With The Brass Ass" - Dave Watson.

Beriev Be-200

Todos las aeronaves rusas que sirvieron, sirven, y serviran.

Thailand, Russia exploring ‘arms for food’ agreement

Supermarine S6B seaplane

gruene-teufel: “ british-eevee: “ Supermarine seaplane in flight (Date and location unknown) ” Reminds me of a lawn dart ” One of the many legacies of the unfortunately defunct Schneider Trophy.

supermarine s5 - napier lion w12 engine

Flying Boats & Sea Planes

Flying Boats and Sea Planes have always amazed me and from days not so long ago these giants of the air where the only way to travel over long distance for civilians.