Amphibious aircraft
An amphibious aircraft or amphibian is an aircraft that can take off and land on both land and water. Fixed-wing amphibious aircraft are seaplanes (flying boats and floatplanes) that are equipped wit...
Consolidated PBY Catalina
The Consolidated PBY Catalina was an American flying boat, and later an amphibious aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s produced by Consolidated Aircraft. It was one of the most widely used seaplanes of Wo...
Diehl AeroNautical XTC Hydrolight
The Diehl AeroNautical XTC Hydrolight is an American amphibious flying boat ultralight aircraft that was designed and produced by Diehl AeroNautical in the 1980s.
The XTC was the first amphibious ...
Supermarine Sheldrake
The Supermarine Sheldrake was a British amphibian biplane flying boat developed by Supermarine from the Supermarine Seagull with a revised hull. Powered by a Napier Lion engine strut mounted above the...
Falconar Teal
The Falconar Teal was a two-seat homebuilt, amphibious airplane designed by Chris Falconar of Edmonton, Canada. Based on the two- or three-seat AMF Maranda, the Teal was built mostly of wood. It featu...
PZL.12
PZL.12 (PZL-H) was a prototype of a Polish amphibious flying boat designed and built in 1931 by Zygmunt Puławski, a pioneering Polish designer. He was fatally killed in a crash involving this design.<...
Savoia-Marchetti S.56
The Savoia-Marchetti S.56 was an Italian single-engine biplane flying boat trainer and tourer, built by Savoia-Marchetti.Of unequal span, the upper longer than the lower, of wooden construction. Instr...
Saro Windhover
The Saro A.21 Windhover was a British amphibious aircraft from the period between World War I and World War II, constructed by Saunders-Roe, or Saro. It was originally advertised as the A.19 Thermop...
Volmer VJ-22 Sportsman
The Volmer VJ-22 Sportsman is an American homebuilt amphibious aircraft. The Sportsman is a two-seat high-winged monoplane of wood and fabric construction, with over 100 built by 1993.
In 1957, Vo...
Dornier Do 212
The Dornier Do 212 was a four-seat experimental amphibian flying boat built by the Swiss subsidiary of Dornier, on Lake Constance. Design was initiated in 1938 by the German and Swiss branches, the la...
Nikol A-2
Nikol A-2 was a Polish amphibious flying boat prototype built in 1939 by Jerzy Nikol.
Nikol started design of a small amphibious flying boat A-2 in 1929, when the Polish Navy showed interest in a ...
Curtiss-Wright CW-3 Duckling
The Curtiss-Wright CW-3 Ducking (sometimes called the Teal) was an American two-seat amphibian flying-boat developed by Curtiss-Wright from the CW-1 Junior.
The Duckling was a modification of the ...
Saunders Kittiwake
The Saunders Kittiwake was a British amphibian flying-boat built by S.E. Saunders at East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
It was designed to compete for the 1920 Air Ministry Commercial Amphibian Competitio...
Vought O5U
The Vought O5U was a 1930s prototype American observation floatplane to meet a United States Navy requirement for a catapult launched scouting aircraft. The contract was won by Curtiss who went on to ...
Thurston Teal
The Thurston Teal is a family of two- and four-seat all-aluminium amphibious flying boats designed by David Thurston in the United States and first flown in 1968.A total of 38 Teals were manufactured....
Supermarine Seagull (1921)
The Supermarine Seagull was a British amphibian biplane flying boat developed from the Supermarine Seal by the Supermarine company. The Seagull was constructed of wood. The lower wing was set in the s...
Heinkel He 57
The Heinkel He 57 was a single engine amphibious flying boat built in the early 1930s.
The double stepped hull were made of aluminum. The wings use wood spars and aluminum ribs with fabric coverin...
Dornier Do 24
The Dornier Do 24 is a 1930s German three-engine flying boat designed by the Dornier Flugzeugwerke for maritime patrol and search and rescue. According to Dornier records, some 12,000 people were resc...
Lake Renegade
The Lake LA-250 Renegade is a six-seat amphibious utility aircraft produced in the United States since 1982.
The Renegade is a lengthened and more powerful version of the Lake Buccaneer, with whic...
Supermarine Sea Otter
The Supermarine Sea Otter was a British amphibian aircraft designed and built by Supermarine; it was a longer-range development of the Walrus and was the last biplane flying boat to be designed by Sup...
Towle TA-3
The Towle TA-3 was an amphibious aircraft based on the Towle TA-2.
Thomas Towle was an engineer that had been involved with many early aircraft designs. Having just co-designed the Eastman E-2 Sea...
Shavrov Sh-5
The Shavrov Sh-5 was a Soviet civil amphibian flying-boat designed by Vadim Borisovich Shavrov as a photographic platform for aerial mapping. By the time it flew it was an outdated design and the type...
Supermarine Seagull (1948)
The Supermarine Seagull was a British amphibious, military flying boat and the last to be built by the Supermarine company. Design started during the Second World War but it did not fly until three ye...
Shavrov Sh-3
The Shavrov Sh-3 was a Soviet project for a single-engined light amphibious aircraft designed by Vadim Shavrov for the transport role. The programme was abandoned as the prototype was nearing completi...
Grumman HU-16 Albatross
The Grumman HU-16 Albatross is a large twin–radial engine amphibious flying boat that was used by the U.S. Air Force (USAF), the U.S. Navy (USN) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), primarily as a search ...