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US Martin PBM Mariner flying boat.US Navy in 1937 put forth a request for a new flying boat.Radar located above cockpit in streamlined fairing.Engines mounted high on gull wings to help keep them out of salt water spray.Fixed floats on end of wings that allowed stable take off in rough seas.Tail plane was dihedral.Fins were canted inwards.

US Martin PBM Mariner flying boat.US Navy in 1937 put forth a request for a new flying boat.Radar located above cockpit in streamlined fairing.Engines mounted high on gull wings to help keep them out of salt water spray.Fixed floats on end of wings that allowed stable take off in rough seas.Tail plane was dihedral.Fins were canted inwards.

Piper J-3 sittin' pretty on the right wing of a Martin Mars flying boat. The Martin Mars aircraft was introduced November 30, 1943 when it made its first operational flight with the U.S. Navy. Photo by Hans Groenhoff. Source: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Archives

Piper J-3 sittin' pretty on the right wing of a Martin Mars flying boat. The Martin Mars aircraft was introduced November 30, 1943 when it made its first operational flight with the U.S. Navy. Photo by Hans Groenhoff. Source: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Archives

A Martin PBM-5 Mariner patrol bomber, of Fleet Air Wing One refuels from a fuel bowser boat in Tanapag Harbor, Saipan, May 1945. Note the plane's radar antenna atop the fuselage and loaded .50 cal machineguns in her bow turret.

A Martin PBM-5 Mariner patrol bomber, of Fleet Air Wing One refuels from a fuel bowser boat in Tanapag Harbor, Saipan, May 1945. Note the plane's radar antenna atop the fuselage and loaded .50 cal machineguns in her bow turret.

“Martin Navy Bomber  Date taken:	1941  Photographer:	George Strock” (via)

“Martin Navy Bomber Date taken: 1941 Photographer: George Strock” (via)

Dumbo Like a hawk catching the lift of the ridge, the “Cat” banks along the Na Pali coast of the island of Kauai, Hawaiian Territory, in December 1943. Brave crew members who flew the United States Navy patrol bomber, the Consolidated PBY Catalina, often performed heroically in extremely hazardous combat and weather conditions.They gave rise to many stories of bravery, sacrifice, and inventiveness, and their actions in World War II provided a basis for the modern navy’s antisub warfare…

Dumbo Like a hawk catching the lift of the ridge, the “Cat” banks along the Na Pali coast of the island of Kauai, Hawaiian Territory, in December 1943. Brave crew members who flew the United States Navy patrol bomber, the Consolidated PBY Catalina, often performed heroically in extremely hazardous combat and weather conditions.They gave rise to many stories of bravery, sacrifice, and inventiveness, and their actions in World War II provided a basis for the modern navy’s antisub warfare…

Any pilot has a list of aircraft they would love to fly - or fly on. Here are 7 historic airliners that would have been a blast to experience.

Any pilot has a list of aircraft they would love to fly - or fly on. Here are 7 historic airliners that would have been a blast to experience.

Martin P5M Marlin Flying Boat. Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam, 1954

Martin P5M Marlin Flying Boat. Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam, 1954

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 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

Pan American Sikorsky S42B Moored In Auckland Harbour, 1937. Image has been coloured & really brings it to life.

Pan American Sikorsky S42B Moored In Auckland Harbour, 1937. Image has been coloured & really brings it to life.

La Segunda Guerra Mundial • Martin PBM Mariner [Hidroavión]

La Segunda Guerra Mundial • Martin PBM Mariner [Hidroavión]

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