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A Martin Mars about to pick up water for fighting forest fires.  Might get a small boat, too!

The largest seaplane in the world.

Douglas DC-3 - my first experience as a passenger 1963 - what a great tail-dragger!

Douglas - my first experience as a passenger 1963 - what a great tail-dragger!

Photos: Douglas (Basler) BT-67 Turbo-67 (DC-3) Aircraft Pictures | Airliners.net

Aviation Photo Douglas (Basler) - CHINARE - Chinese National Antarctic Research Expedition

The Flying Dutchman of KLM Airlines

Lockheed Constellation PH-LDE (cn "Utrecht" in KLM service From the good old days, when boarding passengers walked across the taxiways. This beauty is awaiting her passengers in 1957 with destination Warsaw

She brought them home - RIP Liberty Belle - Just heart-wrenching to see a rare historical aircraft destroyed

She brought them home - RIP Liberty Belle - Just heart-wrenching to see a rare historical aircraft destroyed

B-17 "Liberty Belle" crashes near Chicago. "This was really sad (all personnel survived), Belle's restoration had taken decades. Hope some components (wingtips, undercarriage, fin) were able to be utilised in another resto. Wonder if it would have helped to have onboard extinguishers? Vale Belle." KB

In June the Liberty Belle, a World War 2 bomber caught fire in flight and landed in a cornfield. All 7 passengers and crew got off safely but the plane was destroyed. Only 12 are left flying.

Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer-Tanker #126,operated by Hawkins & Powers Aviation,Greybull,Wyoming.B-24-derived PB4Y-1 Liberator(designed for USAAC)performed well for USN in maritime patrol & in 1943 decided to ‘navalize’ as dedicated long-range patrol bomber.3 B-24’s taken off line & reconfigured with lengthened fuselages,more armament,modified cowlings & single vertical tail.Designated PB4Y-2 Privateer.With 2,800mile range,so useful Navy 739 though few reached front line by VJ-Day.

Consolidated Privateer-Tanker by Hawkins & Powers…

Orange County Fire Authority

- Photo taken at Fullerton - Municipal (FUL) in California, USA on August

Air Tanker 55 Loading by Eric Neitzel  Firefighting airplane, Air Tanker 55 loads up with fire retardant at the Albuquerque Air Tanker Base for a busy day of firefighting in the Southwest.  Lockheed SP-2H Neptune, N355MA

Air Tanker 55 Loading by Eric Neitzel Firefighting airplane, Air Tanker 55 loads up with fire retardant at the Albuquerque Air Tanker Base for a busy day of firefighting in the Southwest.

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