Floatplane
A floatplane (float plane or pontoon plane) is a type of seaplane, with one or more slender pontoons (known as "floats") mounted under the fuselage to provide buoyancy. By contrast, a flying boat uses...
CANT Z.506
The CANT Z.506 Airone (Italian: Heron) was a triple-engine floatplane produced by CANT from 1935. It served as a transport and postal aircraft with the Italian airline "Ala Littoria". It established 1...
Fairey Hamble Baby
The Fairey Hamble Baby was a British single-seat naval patrol floatplane designed and built by Fairey Aviation for the Royal Naval Air Service
Fairey Aviation built a number of Sopwith Baby floatp...
Short Admiralty Type 81
The Short Admiralty Type 81 was a series of British two-seat floatplanes built prior to the First World War, and used by the Royal Naval Air Service in the early years of the war. They were powered b...
Hansa-Brandenburg W.19
The Hansa-Brandenburg W.19 was a German fighter-reconnaissance aircraft of World War I. It was a single-engined two-seat biplane floatplane, and was a larger development of the successful W.12. It ser...
Mann Egerton Type B
The Mann Egerton Type B was a 1910s British maritime patrol aircraft developed from the Short Type 184 by Mann Egerton and Company of Norwich.
Mann Egerton were given a contract in 1915 to build t...
Nakajima E8N
The Nakajima E8N was a Japanese ship-borne, catapult-launched, reconnaissance seaplane of the Second Sino-Japanese War. It was a single-engine, two-seat biplane with a central main-float and underwing...
Fabre Hydravion
Fabre Hydravion is the name used in English-language sources for the originally unnamed experimental floatplane designed by Henri Fabre, notable as the first aircraft to take off from water under its ...
Bernard H.V.40
The Bernard H.V.40 was a racing seaplane designed by Société des Avions Bernard for the French government to compete in the 1929 Schneider Trophy.
The H.V.40 and H.V.41 were two designs ordered fo...
Tecnam P92
The Tecnam P92 Echo and Tecnam P92 Eaglet are high-winged, light aircraft built by the Tecnam aircraft company, which is based in Naples, Italy.
P92 2000RG Fuselage redesigned, shorter wingspan, r...
Bernard H.V.41
The Bernard H.V.41 was a racing seaplane designed by Société des Avions Bernard for the French government to compete in the 1929 Schneider Trophy.
The H.V.41 and H.V.40 were two designs ordered fo...
Bernard H.52
The Bernard H.52 was a French floatplane fighter aircraft of the 1930s. It was a single engine, single-seat monoplane built in the hope of being selected by the French Navy. Two prototypes were buil...
Yokosuka Ro-go Ko-gata
The Yokosuka Ro-go Ko-gata was a Japanese reconnaissance floatplane developed during the First World War by the Japanese Navy Arsenal at Yokosuka, and one of the first indigenous Japanese aircraft to ...
Friedrichshafen FF.29
The Friedrichshafen FF.29 was a German lightweight two-seat floatplane of the 1910s produced by Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen.
The FF.29 was designed as a lightweight floatplane, a biplane powered b...
Short Admiralty Type 74
The Short Admiralty Type 74 was a single-engined biplane tractor seaplane with non-folding wings, which saw service with the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War.
The Type 74 incorpo...
Blackburn Twin Blackburn
The Blackburn TB (for "Twin Blackburn") was one of the most specialized aircraft ever constructed - a long-range twin-engined anti-Zeppelin seaplane. It was Blackburn's first multi-engine aircraft to ...
Latécoère 550
The Latécoère 550 was a four-engined French seaplane, designed in the early 1930s as a bomber/torpedo bomber. Though initial handling problems were partly resolved, the aircraft was deemed too slow a...
Royal Aircraft Factory H.R.E.2
The Royal Aircraft Factory H.R.E.2 was intended as a Naval reconnaissance floatplane. The single example built was serving with the Royal Naval Air Service at the start of World War I.
The H.R.E...
Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.1
The Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.1 was a two-seat biplane floatplane, the first aircraft produced by the Royal Norwegian Navy Air Service's aircraft factory Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk in Horten, built...
Hall XPTBH
The Hall XPTBH was a prototype American twin-engined seaplane, submitted to the United States Navy by the Hall Aluminum Aircraft Corporation in response to a 1934 specification for new bomber and scou...
Friedrichshafen FF.43
The Friedrichshafen FF.43 was a German single-seat floatplane fighter of the 1910s produced by Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen.
Designed for defence of the floatplane bases, the FF.43 was a biplane po...
Blackburn Velos
The Blackburn T.3 Velos was a 1920s British two-seat coastal defence seaplane built by Blackburn Aeroplane & Motor Company Limited, Brough Aerodrome and the Greek National Aircraft Factory.
Th...
Curtiss SO3C Seamew
The Curtiss SO3C Seamew was developed by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation as a replacement for the SOC Seagull as the United States Navy's standard floatplane scout. Curtiss named the SO3C the Seamew bu...
Northrop N-3PB
The Northrop N-3PB Nomad was a single-engined American floatplane of the 1940s. Northrop developed the N-3PB as an export model based on the earlier Northrop A-17 design. A total of 24 were purchased ...
Short Valetta
The Short S.11 Valetta was a 1930s British passenger monoplane designed and built by Short Brothers at Rochester.
Designed and built for the Air Ministry to enable comparisons between a floatplane...
Fairey S.9/30
The Fairey S.9/30 was a two-seat, single-engined biplane built to meet an Air Ministry specification for a fleet reconnaissance aircraft. It flew during 1934-6 in both land- and seaplane configuratio...
Heinkel HE 8
The Heinkel HE 8 was a reconnaissance floatplane built in Germany in the late 1920s. It was developed at the request of the Danish Navy, which had noted the success of the HE 5 in Swedish service, and...
Short Crusader
The Short Crusader also called the Short-Bristow Crusader and Short-Bristol Crusader was a British racing seaplane of the 1920s built by Short Brothers, built to compete in the 1927 Schneider Trophy.<...