The last operational Martin JRM-3 Mars water bomber seems set to retire this year, judging by a recent announcement in the Coulson Group’s August 2014 news letter. Sadly the provincial government in British Columbia, where […]
The Duluth Aviation Institute of Duluth, Minnesota is in the process of completing a flying replica of the Benoist XIV flying boat named “Lark of Duluth” which debuted in Duluth in the summer of 1913.
In addition to the Donnet-Lévêque “Flying Fish” Restoration on which we recently reported, another restoration project of Flygvapenmuseum and the Tullingebergsvägen Group is making progress; coincidentally it’s also a flying boat, a Macchi M.7.
The Flygvapenmuseum (Air Force Museum) in Linköping, Sweden, just south of Stockholm is reporting significant progress in the restoration it’s 1913 Donnet-Lévêque Type A flying boat. The restoration project is being performed by the Tullingebergsvägen […]
The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT), located in Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand has recently gotten it’s massive Short S.45 Solent 4 ZK-AMO “Aranui” under cover in it’s new 32,000 square foot Aviation Display […]
In celebration of the 100 year anniversary of the maiden flight of the Sopwith Bat Boat, the first successful flying boat built and flown in in the United Kingdom, there will a commemorative exhibition held […]
Philippine Mars, one of two surviving Martin JRM Mars out of a total of seven built has been retired and will be flown to the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. The large, four-engined […]