flying boat

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a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoons

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Member for Port Darwin Paul Kirby said the new Paspaley Flying Boat venture coincides with the Territory Labor Governments record $103 million Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package to attract more visitors, create local jobs and put more money into the pockets of Territorians.
Maureen and her husband Charles Blair, flew in and out of Foynes during the flying boat era with the Quiet Man star later becoming a patron of the museum.
HISTORY buffs can plunge back in time to hear the roar of flying boats and submarine engines at a new World War II tourist attraction.
30pm Catalina an American flying boat will take to the skies, 2pm Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, 3pm The Red Arrows and at 3.
The 97-year-old pensioner who lives near Morpeth, Northumberland, leapt at the chance to climb back on the Catalina flying boat for the first time since 1945.
A flying boat will also be in action and a racing boat driven by a former F1 world champion will take visitors on high-speed thrill trips.
Curtiss' first successful flying boat flew in 1912.
The H-16, which first appeared in 1918, was the most-produced twin-engine Curtiss flying boat, boasting a top speed of 95 mph and a range of 378 miles.
Bavar 2C* is a surface-moving flying boat and performs patrol and reconnaissance missions on the sea," Vahidi said, adding that the vessels are equipped with machine gun, night goggles and reconnaissance equipment to record and send the desired images and data.
The aircraft was built in the 1940s by Short Brothers in Rochester, Kent as a standard Sunderland Mk III general reconnaissance flying boat and was later converted to carry passengers on the 1,300-mile route between Sydney and Auckland.
But, just a short journey away, we were to share a drink at the Foynes Flying Boat Museum that has made the country famous throughout the world.
On Tresco, we also visited the Flying Boat Club, a new development of timeshare and rental cottages.
Forty-five people who were killed when a flying boat crashed 50 years ago were remembered in a ceremony yesterday.
I was in a boat crew that took a badly injured shipmate to a PBY plane [a Catalina flying boat, built by Consolidated] in the Marshall Islands.
A sometimes nerve-tingling tale of the history and glory of the Dornier Wal (whale) amphibious aircraft, or flying boat as they were called, covering its roles in the North Pole (and many other) expeditions, passenger service, pioneering flights, world record achievements and World War II Dutch naval fleet surveillance duty.