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Old Mar 27, 2009, 11:56 AM
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Try these three searches at U tube, special thanks to bomberguy for the historic stuff. His entire collection can be viewed via this link http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=...uy&view=videos

Amphibious aircraft

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...+aircraft&aq=f

flyingboats
http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...+aircraft&aq=f

Seaplanes on U tube
http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...eaplane&page=1

Why I didnt think of this before I dont Know Modern waterplanes at http://209.85.227.132/translate_c?hl...Shi_tEbknSAE2A
and light aircraft http://209.85.227.132/translate_c?hl...izUOHtEYd616Zw
And finally the experimentals, this includes the Ekranoplans and supersonic hydros http://209.85.227.132/translate_c?hl...izUOHtEYd616Zw

At Flicker http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/flyingboat/
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Old Mar 28, 2009, 03:08 PM
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You will like this remember the experimental Piaggio schnieder hydroplane racer...............well its modern equivalent has been built from the look of this!

No hull as such no chines just two shark fins, its an amphibian and quite a few other things.

LISA Akoya ultralight amphibian (5 min 59 sec)


AKOYA: Ultra-Light amphibious aircraft flight / Vol de l'avion léger amphibie AKOYA (2 min 37 sec)


LISA Airplanes - Hy-Bird Project presentation (3 min 51 sec)


Shed of dread added http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...7#post12276707 further Akoia link
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Old Apr 02, 2009, 03:38 PM
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http://www.aviationancestry.com/ Classic aviation adverts you know the names go Explore.


I had thought about it but see this folding wing Wig/flying boat.
SeaStryder....freedom redefined (7 min 58 sec)


A lot more in this thread started by Warhead71 on stepless hulls http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021955
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http://www.combatreform.com/seaplanetransports.htm bear with me If ive put this up before but its got some unique stuff in it.


Fantastic Vought UO-1 floatplane build http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1018326 centerline float bi-plane by Harvyweewax

Lancer 71 222" 1/4 scale Curtis F-1 Loughead FB model http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=726298 http://www.sbrcm.org/f1.htm
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Old May 14, 2009, 10:31 AM
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Cartoon aviation art http://spontoon.rootoon.com/SPwAi01.html

Useful information and colour plates here ..large pages http://airlandseacraft.blogspot.com/...1_archive.html

Walrus walk around photo file http://skyraider3d.military-meshes.c...nds/walrus.htm
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More information on Sikorsky aircraft and some very large pictures ..................... http://www.g73s39s44online.htmlplanet.com/about.html


Strange projects...including seaplanes from this Japanese site http://www.strange-mecha.com/aircraft/aircraft.htm

An amazing site full of curiosities the link takes you to Ecranoplans...and there's stuff here Ive never seen but go explore the aircraft section http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2007...-showcase.html http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2007...-showcase.html


The X planes archive http://xplanes.tumblr.com/archive
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Any info on a Jenny with floats? (Curtiss N-9)

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info on a Jenny with floats? (Curtiss N-9) http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1066337

Sopwith floatplanes http://sopwith-aeroplanes.com/Main_Floats.html

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Full lotus Floats http://www.full-lotus.com/index_main.html

Sopwith floats http://sopwith-aeroplanes.com/Main_Floats.html
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In memory of

Today we lost this man Henry Allingham ................briefly the worlds oldest man, but one of the last a soldier and airman of the Great war, before there was an RAF RIP
We still remember..............

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/ju...ldest-man-dies

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gall...ture=350493302
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Today we lost the last Tommy ...... Harry Patch - last man out at 111 http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1081597

Funeral http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/8186578.stm

http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/ubbthread...Number=1243819
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Old Jul 29, 2009, 06:58 PM
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http://sopwith-aeroplanes.com/Home_Page.html Allingham would have been there for these.
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Another odd duck: Fleetwings F4 Sea Bird

http://ptatransitauthority.blogspot....-sea-bird.html

Fleetwing Sea Bird (2 min 30 sec)


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Good find Warhead, I have a Magazine article on this plane and the owner of it for many years.
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Old Sep 14, 2009, 04:11 PM
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All kinds of links to float design:

http://www.smilesandwags.com/Floats.html
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