Those Wonderful Flying Boats


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Howard Hughes and
the Spruce Goose
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The Spruce Goose. This view shows the 4000 HP engines Four on each wing 
 A model of the Goose that was used in the
filming of “The Aviator”, and you can see the
real plane in the background
This picture was submitted by Paul Taylor, 
Victoria BC and was taken at the Evergreen
Aviation and SpaceMuseum.  This facility is
home of Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose and 
is located on the Oregon Coast.
This picture was submitted by Paul Taylor, Victoria
BC and was taken at the Evergreen Aviation and SpaceMuseum.  This facility is home of 
Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose and is located on the Oregon Coast.
 
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Martin Mars Water Bomber
Martin Mars Water Bomber cockpit
Martin Mars Water Bomber
These planes were built as transporters in WWII
and have been outfitted for fighting forest fires. 
They were inservice when Paul visited the site in 
2008 but have since been retired
These picture was submitted by Paul Taylor, 
Victoria BC and was taken at the Evergreen Aviation
and SpaceMuseum.  This facility is home of Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose and is located on the
Oregon Coast.
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Curtiss F Lake Hammondsport 1913
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Curtiss Hydro 1913
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Curtiss Hydro In Air 1913
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Curtiss Navy Hydro
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Curtiss Starboard
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Curtiss Type on Floats Aloft 1913
     
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DO X In Berlin Germany 1932
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DO X In Berlin Germany 1932
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Glenn Curtiss MF Flying Boat
     
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Graham White's Farman Hydro 1912
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Henry Farman's Waterplane 1911
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Hydroplane Takeoff 1913
     
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Idro
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Latecoere 521
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Latecoere 522
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Latecoere 523 Algo
     
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Lhydravion ALabouee 1935
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Loir 130
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Martin 46 Pssenger Flyingboat 1937
     
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Early Navy Hydroplane
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Saunders Roe Princess
     
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Zzero
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Zzero
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Catalina
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Catalina
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Consolidated PBY-6ACatalina
     
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Consolidated PBY 5A Catalina
at Malton Airport Sept 1970
This picture was taken and submitted by Jim Parker
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Grumman Goose G21
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Grumman Goose G21
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Grumman Goose G21
     
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de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
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de  Havilland Beaver
These two planes are not a true 
Flying Boats but without these
planes Canada's far north 
would not have been opened.
Today they are still part of that
areas transportation system.
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