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...
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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...
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...
Watanabe E9W
The Watanabe E9W was a Japanese submarine-borne reconnaissance seaplane, the first aircraft designed by Watanabe Ironworks.
In January 1934, the Imperial Japanese Navy had a requirement for a two-...
Watanabe E9W - Wikipedia
Dayton-Wright FP.2
The Dayton-Wright FP.2 was a forestry patrol aircraft developed in the United States in the early 1920s for use by the Canadian Forest Service. It was a twin-engine two-bay biplane with equal-span, un...
Dayton-Wright FP.2 - Wikipedia
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...
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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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 ...
Yokosuka Ro-go Ko-gata - Wikipedia
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...
Macchi M.70
The Macchi M.70, was an Italian light biplane of the late 1920s built by Macchi.
The M.70 was a two-seat, single-bay biplane with tandem cockpits. The pilot generally sat in the rear cockpit, but ...
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Kawanishi E7K
The Kawanishi E7K was a Japanese 1930s three-seat reconnaissance floatplane. It was allocated the reporting name Alf by the Allies of World War II.
In 1932 the Imperial Japanese Navy requested the...
Kawanishi E7K - Wikipedia
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...
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...
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Avro 552
The Avro 552 was a British light biplane aircraft produced in the early 1920s. It was another attempt by Avro to sell a derivative of the wartime 504 to the civil market.
In this case, the company...
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Aichi E8A
The Aichi E8A (also designated Experimental 8-Shi Reconnaissance Seaplane or Aichi AB-7) was a prototype Japanese reconnaissance floatplane of the 1930s. It was a two-seat single engined biplane built...
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...
Curtiss SO3C Seamew - Wikipedia
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 ...
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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...
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Curtiss SC Seahawk
The Curtiss SC Seahawk was a scout seaplane designed by the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company for the United States Navy. The existing Curtiss SO3C Seamew and the Vought OS2U Kingfisher were 1937 de...
Curtiss SC Seahawk - Wikipedia
Macchi M.52
The Macchi M.52 was an Italian racing seaplane designed and built by Macchi for the 1927 Schneider Trophy race. The M.52 and a later variant, the M.52bis or M.52R, both set world speed records for sea...
Macchi M.52 - Wikipedia
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.<...
Heinkel He 60
The Heinkel He 60 was a German single-engined biplane reconnaissance seaplane designed to be catapulted from Kriegsmarine (German navy) warships of the 1930s.
The Heinkel He 60 was designed by Hei...
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Yokosuka E14Y
The Yokosuka E14Y (Allied reporting name Glen) was an Imperial Japanese Navy reconnaissance seaplane transported aboard and launched from Japanese submarine aircraft carriers such as the I-25 during W...
Yokosuka E14Y - Wikipedia