JUN 2 1943 ‘Battle in the Bay’ – Sunderland v Ju The huge Short Sunderland flying boat had a crew of 9 but could accommodate as many as 80 men when used as a transport. Radar had only been introduced to the Sunderland in October
Martín Mars flying boat, seen at it's mooring on a lake on Vancouver Island. The red and white livery belongs to the air tanker/water bomber company that operates the Mars fighting forest fires each year. They are amazing aircraft to watch in action.