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On 6/23/2020 at 8:00 AM, MikeRL411 said:

 

Martin Mars.  One of them used to be beached at Long Beach NAS.

 

This is a Martin Marlin, not the Mars

 

Sub Hunts in a Seaplane | Military Aviation | Air & Space Magazine

 

This is the Mars

 

Four Martin JRM-3 Mars flying boats in formation. (U.S. Navy ...

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6 hours ago, VFR800 said:

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Once you got a B36 into the air, they could fly for a long time.  Once they landed, God knows when they were able to fly again.

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Who wants a Mustang? 

 

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Hopefully somebody here can clue me in on this. Obviously some type of water aircraft, wings aren't attached.

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1 hour ago, docbainey said:

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Hopefully somebody here can clue me in on this. Obviously some type of water aircraft, wings aren't attached.

 

Well, it started out as a Republic RC-3 Seabee and then it got bastardized into what is being called a 1972 Miller Amphibian

 

Republic RC-3 Seabee - Wikipedia

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So how would one fly this thing with no tail? Or is it now a boat?

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5 hours ago, docbainey said:

So how would one fly this thing with no tail? Or is it now a boat?

 

I think it might now be a some sort of swamp boat, but, it is still registered as an aircraft 

 

James Bond, maybe?

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9 hours ago, VFR800 said:

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I would definitely fly that airline!

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18 hours ago, docbainey said:

So how would one fly this thing with no tail? Or is it now a boat?

 

Wing flaperons ?

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