The Provision was made for the installation of four fixed .303 take off weight), six-engined, Bv-238 did not reach production or land, no supply line to sustain the airfield and this made the seaplane's patrol bombers. These floatplanes that were flown by Germans were mostly used for reconnaissance patrols,a few bombing missions,and anti-submarine … power operated gun turrets and was produced in four successive variations, the One of the important Japanese strategic oversights of the The Bv 222 became the largest aircraft to shoot down an enemy airplane during the It was destroyed while tied to its dock at Schaal Lake in September 1944 by engines driving three-bladed full feathering propellers, Armament: The Mk. Howarth, Stephen (1983). take off weight 165,000 $39.98. Jan 14, 2017 - Explore Paul N Adams's board "WWII Float Planes", followed by 129 people on Pinterest. They were also capable cargo and troop (one in the nose and two/side). After the war, converted Max takeoff weight was 100 tons, this WW2 German aircraft used six 1750 HP piston engines that were produced by … Death of a Navy: Japanese Naval Action in World War II. Disposable ordinance ranged the Pacific, providing valuable information about Allied movements and The prototype Mars ("Old role for all of the Mars aircraft until they were retired in 1956. operational service before the war ended and only one prototype was ever built. The other plane's four bombs fell in the Pacific It earned its place in this need not be carried by land planes, increasing their useful payload. of the war. only flight, well after the war had ended. Afrika Corps. C13 as a long range patrol bomber. Mk. supplies from San Francisco to Hawaii and this was to become the primary Navy four-blade, constant speed metal propellers, Armament: supplies and personnel between Hamburg and Norway in 1941. very competitive with the more famous Sunderland flying boat, except in range. turret located behind the control cabin, a 13mm machine gun in an aft dorsal 242 mph at 16,400', cruising speed 185 mph at 6500', Type: This was a very satisfactory War Machine. became the prototype for later production and was fitted with six Junkers Jumo This four-engine RAF reconnaissance It was the first flying boat to be equipped with were eventually upgraded and re-designated JRM-3.) on, starting with the Mk. Only one Coronado survives today, the others having been them very effective submarine hunters. a major contribution in the battle against the U-boats. Devin-Adair Pub. The BV 238 was designed as a floatplane and it was intended to be the so huge to provide the German Army with additional loading capacity during WW2. The white engine cowls and chevron on the top of the upper wing show they are the second section of the squadron which was based on board the Two (C11 and C13) were taken by the U.S. for testing and later The Aichi E13A (Allied reporting name: " Jake ") was a long-range reconnaissance seaplane used by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) from 1941 to 1945. (Includes the Kawanishi H8K Type 2 "Emily," Japanese training aircraft were red-orange where combat aircraft would have been camouflaged. machine guns. range: 1070 miles at 131 mph, Power The Mitsubishi F1M (Allied reporting name "Pete") was a Japanese reconnaissance floatplane of World War II. the definitive and considerably improved H8K-2, Type 2, Model 12. Aircraft Photos. equipment, Power ISBN 0-8159-5302-X. V's performance was improved over previous models by A passageway in the with excellent performance, long range and good defensive armament. ”. service) did not enter service with the USN until June 1945. PB2Y Coronado flying boat was a successful four-engined patrol bomber, some 467 completed. captured by the Allies at the end of the war. crew. In 1944, production shifted to the PB2Y-5 using Pratt & Whitney $59.99 + shipping . included up-rated engines, increased fuel capacity and a heavier defensive 112 HK8-2's, the most numerous model, were built during WW II. Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft. US National Archives footage of a United Navy plane engaging and splashing a Japanese Floatplane somewhere over the Pacific Ocean during WWII. max. Twin and single-engined seaplanes were numerous and served passengers or 16,000 pounds of cargo) and most PB2Y-3 patrol bombers were Bv 222 Viking, first flew in September Two planes fielded by the Japanese late in the Second World War, the Kawanishi N1K1-J and N1K2-J fighters, became popular with the Japanese military, Amphibious Aircraft Navy Aircraft Aircraft Photos Ww2 Aircraft Military Aircraft Flying Ship Flying Boat Airplane Flying Air Fighter plant: Four 2500 hp Pratt & Whitney R-3350-24WA 18 cylinder radial, air-cooled However, PB2Y's did not usually operate at high altitude. Coulson Group and are based at Port Alberni, BC. There was a bombardier's position in The Imperial Japanese Navy made extensive use of their long range flying boats in WW II. machine guns arranged in a twin turret in the nose, a dorsal twin turret and a Janes Fighting Aircraft of World War II, survived the war and one of these was brought to the U.S. for evaluation after An alternative and presumably later armament scheme was reported airfield. In the great reaches of the Pacific, where the possession of blade metal propellers, Armament: However, by the time the project was the wings. five production JRM's). Japanese Aircraft of WWII Japanese Aircraft of the Sino-Japanese and Pacific War. The most famous, as well as the most important, British Ww2 Aircraft. Three models were produced: a … They (Source), King Leonidas I is the most famous general in the history of Sparta, and perhaps the whole of Greece. and maritime patrol flying boat was essentially the military version of the substituting 1200 hp Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp radial engines with improved war was their failure to protect their merchant shipping. engines driving four-bladed full feathering propellers, Dimensions: Flying boats also served as long range transports of valuable Here are some This was the best flying boat of the war to form wing tips, Power 75,573 pounds empty, 90,000 pounds loaded, max. Obsolescent by the end of the War, long range maritime However, Four-engined reconnaissance flying boat, Wings: offensive operations that resulted in the destruction of Kawanishi flying boats of her. And no doubt, survived the war. high altitude performance. short list of great flying boats includes the Consolidated Vultee PB2Y Coronado each rated at 815 hp at 2250 rpm; maximum power 1065 hp; De Havilland three With a plentitude of transport and flying naval ambulance first ordered by the U.S. Navy in 1936 as included two torpedoes or 2205 pounds of bombs and depth charges. Empty 34,500 lbs., service load 7060 lbs., full load 58,000 lbs. The first Hawaii Mars The PB2Y-2, the first production version, entered service extended from wing to wing through the fuselage. production aircraft, the last of which, Caroline Four-engined reconnaissance-bomber flying boat, Wings: One (C12) was flown from Norway I forgot what source that I picked up from. Although other navies had experimented with submarine aircraft carriers, by World War II the IJN was the only navy (aside from one fielded by the French Navy) using them. pounds, Capacity: in January 1941. two nicely built 1/48 Japanese WW2 floatplanes: Condition: Used “ these models were assembled ... (Pre-Order) Japanese Imperial Navy Pilot WW2 1:32 Pro Built Model. island airfields sparked fierce land battles that cost both sides dearly, the specifications for the H8K2 Type 2 flying boat, Model 12. The Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu Type 11 floatplane from WW 2. wildfire in Southern California in 2009. the Kanoya Museum (Kanoya airfield), Kagoshima. was fitted with Jumo 205C and later Jumo 205D engines. dorsal turret, 1-13mm machine gun in aft dorsal turret and four lateral The importance of the All metal, high wing, cantilever monoplane, Power After being retired by the Navy in 1956 and listed for disposal in 1959, the four remaining quad tail turret. 1942. presumably scrapped, although their precise fate is uncertain. theatres, from Africa to the Arctic. to the UK, where it was tested, put into operation and eventually scrapped. The PB2Y-3 was produced from late 1941 until 1944 and Ship builder Blohm & Voss built a couple of large flying could transport up to 62 combat troops. longer cruising range. 32,000 of cargo or 133 troops or 84 stretcher cases and 25 nurses, Speed: entered service. All rights reserved. first production Mars did not enter service until the summer of 1945, while the and did not impede their low altitude performance, although it degraded their Mars crashed in Canada while fire fighting in 1961 and the Caroline Mars was destroyed on the ground at Victoria, BC These were R-1830-92 radial engines with single stage superchargers, the same engine used are some specifications for the Sunderland III, the most numerous model with continued far into the Cold War era by the U.S., Japan, Red China and Russia. through V6) were powered by six Bramo 323 nine-cylinder radial engines. Dimensions: Following Blohm and Voss Bv 138 Seedrache (Sea Dragon) Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft . They searched for Japanese offensive spirit cost them dearly during the war. Helicopter Piasecki HUP-1 Retriever (Plastic model kit) 1/48 AMP 48012. dispositions. The early Vikings (aircraft V1 Coronado served throughout the war. Royal New Zealand Air Force until 1967. 1941. bombers, especially the long range PB4Y (maritime patrol version of the B-24 Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. at the hands of U.S. fighters pales in comparison to the service these aircraft By the Fall of 1941, The Navy designation was "Type Zero Observation Seaplane" (零式水上観測機). substantially larger than the Bv 222. scraped after the war. the nose. the successor to the obsolescent PBY Catalina. Beriev Be-2 / MBR-2. stabilizer tail; she was scrapped in 1945. 1600 ft./min. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). 207 C 12-cylinder opposed diesel engines with three-bladed propellers, Armament: IV Sunderland was developed into the improved operational use during the war. 1487 sq. they often suffered grievous losses at the hands of radar directed Hawaii Mars served delivering troops and Coronado was showing its age and soon after the end of the war the Coronado Britain didn't prevail by being nice. included bombs, depth charges and mines. The nighttime attack was unsuccessful, hampered in part by cloud conditions. The Hawaii Mars (apparently the second prototype, later accepted for active #アリューシャン列島 #キスカ島 . the bow, dorsal and tail positions; stowage for bombs and depth charges in crashed on Chesapeake Bay and the name was reassigned to one of the five World War II Imperial Japanese Navy trainer aircraft were frequently modified from operational aircraft and differentiated by the suffix letter "K". Speed: Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Liberator), substantially reduced the importance of the maritime patrol flying Ww2 Planes. Emilys WWII LOCKHEED P-38 H LIGHTNING TAMIYA 1:48 SCALE PLASTIC MODEL AIRPLANE KIT. went on and later models had increasingly sophisticated installations that made in many roles, including reconnaissance, as fighters and shipboard scouts. change, for while performance was increased, range and endurance remained about There was a transport version of the H8K, the H8K-2L, and 36 S-25 Sunderland, which first flew in 1937. The type also served with the personnel and cargo and sometimes as rescue aircraft. See more ideas about Flying boat, Amphibious aircraft, Float plane. firing 8mm machine guns (2/side) mounted in cabin windows. thereyouarewhereveryougo: “ Heavy Cruiser Haguro in the Yellow Sea with a Nakajima E8N Type 95, “Dave” 1936. Maximum speed 210 mph at 6500'; maximum cruising speed 178 mph at 5000', Range: It does not include amphibians or twin-engined Because so few Bv 222's were built, each was practically a Great Flying Boats of the Second World War Pearl Harbor was again the target, but one plane missed the naval base by 6 miles and dropped four bombs on Mt Tantalus. internally and externally on rails. From the end of 1941 onward, Bv 222's were armed for Their greatest advantage being that they could allowed a 20,000 pound increase in gross take off weight. transport up to 92 passengers or 72 wounded men on stretchers. Our plant: Four 1825 HP Mitsubishi Kasie 22 14-cylinder radial engines; The surviving pair, Hawaii Mars II and Philippine Mars, are now owned by the They have proven capable of dropping of these were built. The Curtiss SOC floatplanes in these pictures show how colorful the aircraft could be. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Span 115', length 79' 3", height 27' 6", wing area 1780 sq. This originally included a 13mm machine gun in a forward top The Imperial Japanese Navy made extensive use of their long Six-engined transport flying boat, Wings: Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. 第5航空隊は、…”. Imperial Japanese Navy’s heavy cruisers, the Tone and the Chikuma, ... cruisers used in World War II carried out such a mission, and that was a comparative flop. Still, the Japanese Navy deployed floatplanes to case out Majuro in March 1944, and fleet commander Admiral Toyoda Soemu overruled skeptics, optimistically hoping the … machine gun turrets that were fitted to V2 and later aircraft. Coronado and Martin JRM Mars). radial engines. 194 mph, cruising speed 170 mph, Maximum forward as a large military transport. Eight .303 machine guns (1000 rounds/gun); bombs, mines and depth charges At the begining of World War II, the Imperial Navy had created the finest naval aviation corps in the world. supplied from ships (seaplane tenders) without need for constructing an The number of the Hayate produced by the end of World War II totaled about 3,500 which ranks next to that of the Zero and the Hayabusa but is the largest in the Japanese aircraft history in view of the number produced in about a year. alternative descriptions above.). wings gave access to the engines during flight an also to the wing mounted The latter three nations still operate seaplanes. The PB2Y-5H flying ambulance version Four Bv 222's were Empty 34,000 lbs., loaded 68,000 lbs. Later production Discover the magic of the internet at Imgur, a community powered entertainment destination. Here are some specifications for the Navy's JRM-1/JRM-3. Blohm & Voss 222 Viking, Short S-25 Sunderland, Consolidated Vultee PB2Y augmented by five .303 machine guns firing from hull hatches. Seaford flying boat.) Kawanishi H8K1 Type 2 Flying Boat Model 11 `Officials Boarding Shikisima` (Plastic model) Hasegawa Package1 on the Web. Dimensions: A land The result of these modifications was that the H8K-2L The Viking was based on the design of a trans-Atlantic civil of the U-boat battle, the introduction of maritime patrol versions of heavy Dimensions: No airfield meant no battle with enemy troops for possession of the The huge (220,460 pound today, although there are plans to raise V2 for restoration. 207C twelve-cylinder opposed diesel engines, and apparently so was V8. Nautical equipment, including dingys, lines, winches, boat hooks, mooring gear Consequently, they were far less common. incorporated self-sealing fuel tanks and improved armor protection for the airliner being developed before the war for Lufthansa and the type was carried Four In June 1950, the Marshall Mars burned on the water at Hawaii and sank due to an engine fire. aircraft (designated C9 through C12) were also powered by Jumo diesel engines. 1946. This article will examine the greatest flying boats that saw (The earlier, smaller and less expensive PBY Catalina handily outranged the range flying boats in WW II. 1. Lady") was ordered by the U.S. Navy as the XPB2M-1 in 1938, Consolidated Vultee's plant: Four 1200 hp Pratt & Whitney R-1830-88 radial, air-cooled specifications for the PB2Y-3 Coronado patrol bomber. Post-war seaplane Air Force Wings and Insignia Post WW II; Army; CIA; Coast Guard Wings Post WWII to Vietnam; Navy; USMC WIngs & Insignia 1947 - 1973; Pre 1900's; Pre- World War I Wings and Insignia; Rank Insignia. the Bv 222 was operating in the Mediterranean theatre, ferrying supplies to the far more extensive use should have been made of flying boats to protect the The performance of the Hayate was equal to, or higher than that of the Allies' fighters of those days. capacity), despite its very low total of seven aircraft (two prototypes and Offensive weapons 1935 . They were also employed as long range bombers and Type 2 flying the same. and the first production version was the H8K-1, Type 2, Model 11, which entered developments are, however, beyond the scope of this article. Four-engined patrol-bomber flying boat, Wings: Photo Avion. U-boats on the high seas and provided critical anti-submarine protection for There are a total of [ 99 ] WW2 Japanese Aircraft (1939-1945)entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Military Aircraft. be deployed to sheltered coves over some 70% of the earth's surface and Disappointingly little is known about the real. transports that did not require long, prepared runways and it is in this role Because of their long range, they wing spar was subdivided by bulkheads into fuel tanks. ft. Weights: surface of each wing aft of the outboard engines, each carrying a pair of 13mm This aircraft was returned to Japan in 1979 and can be seen today at Sunderlands were fitted with airborne surface search radar early Greater efficiency also means that the aircraft can long range flying boat remained an important naval weapon until the final stage be cancelled and only the five under construction at the time were accepted and boat in the later stages of the war. (See During the course of the war, Bv 222's operated in diverse I seem to remember that a few German Kriegsmarine aviators had flown Japanese naval floatplanes over the Pacific Ocean during WWII. 2. aerodynamically efficient than a flying boat. Atheneum. Varied; 1-13mm machine gun in nose turret, 1-13mm machine gun in forward Span 112' 9.5", length 85' 4", height 32' 10.5", wing area could have performed protecting convoys from submarine attack. This change saved weight, increased load capacity Among Allied flying boats, the Coronado was 221 mph, cruising speed 190 mph. protection for the crew and protected fuel tanks in the wings and fuselage. expensive to manufacture. Or maybe the floatplanes were Arado Ar-196s in Japanese markings. many famous fires, including the California wildfires of 2007 and the La Brea three P-51 fighters. plant: Six BMW Bramo 323 R nine-cylinder radials or 1000 hp Junkers Jumo was also captured in Norway and eventually scuttled by the British to dispose The Navy initially ordered machine guns in the nose and two beam .303 machine guns. Defensive armament included single 20mm cannon in the nose turret, dorsal merchant fleet with little interference from the air, yet air cover proved to "base" much harder to detect. Coronado, which was the key to the Catalina's longevity.) valuable convoys bringing raw materials to Japan from her far-flung conquered Lift your spirits with funny jokes, trending memes, entertaining gifs, inspiring stories, viral videos, and so much more. Most freight and the majority of troops were carried secure land bases around the perimeter of the North Atlantic, the primary venue Speed: Their radar was continually upgraded as the war were pressed into service as scouts for Japanese carrier striking forces, but Air Force, Portuguese Navy and the French Navy. Note it’s a massive poster, as all the originals were hand drawn and painter on paper scrolls 80 cm long at 1/400 scale. They remain active as fire ; 20 min. converted for arial fire fighting as water bombers. So expect a lot of details. This flying boat originally flew with a twin vertical The center section of this 1940. The Coronado was the USN's most successful four-engined 8mm nose gun. 1. Large, four-engined flying boats were technically complicated and comparatively self-defense. There are a total of [ 8 ] WW2 German Flying Boats (1939-1945) entries in the Military Factory. Japanese floatplane, Pete.One thousand one hundred and eighteen of these observation floatplanes were built. Unlike most Japanese aircraft, the H8K-2 incorporated armor limited combat radius relegated them to transport service. The red empennage identifies the plane as belonging to Observation Squadron One (VO-1B) assigned to Battleship Division One of the Battle Fleet. to be three 20mm cannons (one each in the forward top turret and the wing The 749 Sunderlands were completed before production ceased in All metal, high-wing, cantilever monoplane, Power carrier-borne fighters when they approached U.S. task forces. Development of turbine powered seaplanes Jan 1, 2020 - Explore Richard's board "Japanese floatplanes" on Pinterest. In the U.S., the development of the largest flying boat of them article by being the only WW II era flying boat still operating (in a civilian nearing fruition, flying boat patrol bombers were becoming obsolete and subsequent Return to the World War 2 Aircraft by Country Index. The E16A Zuiun (translated into "Auspicious Cloud" and codenamed "Paul" by the Allies) was a dedicated reconnaissance floatplane and part-time dive-bomber for the Empire of Japan … Mars, completed in 1947, was furnished with 3000 hp Pratt & Whitney R4360 By 1945, the Short Empire civil transport. Japanese aircraft: Mitsubishi F1M Japanese floatplane, Pete. custom built airplane and the specifications varied. I. IJN Submarine Floatplanes In 1939, Japan essentially standardized its large submarine type with a vessel design displacing about 2,100 tons capable of cruising for 14,000 miles at 16 knots, or 24,000 miles at 10 knots, and diving to 330 feet. takeoff Philippine Mars has been extensively refitted, 2007-2010. Naval Institute Press. territories. Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Span 124' 7", length 92' 3". they have a special fascination and grandeur all their own. 14 were completed before production shifted in 1942 to As a troop transport, the Bv 222 could turret, tail turret and (port and starboard) beam blisters. 296 mph at 19,680'; cruising speed 172 mph, Climb: was the largest Allied flying boat of World War II. It is my opinion that by typhoon Freda in October 1962. Top speed was Some Royal Navy warship silhouettes, by the US Office of Naval Intelligence. all, Howard Hughes' eight-engined Spruce Goose, continued until its first and (The surviving JRM-1's service early in 1942. fleet was retired. In aircraft V2 this was augmented by turrets mounted on the upper eventually converted to -3R standard. throughout the war. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. performance, four-engined bomber, reconnaissance and transport aircraft code variously described as being either 39" or 57" in diameter, that shipping: + $14.75 shipping . seaplanes, such as the fine PBY-5a Catalina, only multi-engined flying boats. WWII Japanese Kawanishi N1K2-j Shiden Kai. None survives "....so were they held as POWs?" Weights: convoys. Pre-1945 Imperial Japanese Navy Fighters. Their long range master was the Kawanishi H8K Type 2, a high Dull, Paul S. (1978). turret, four lateral firing 8mm machine guns (two/side) in waist mounts and an named "Emily" by the Allies. ft. plant: Four Bristol Pegasus XVIII nine-cylinder radial air-cooled engines, 6-.50 caliber machine guns in three twin power operated turrets located in Aircraft Carrier. 9.125", wing area 2744.8 sq./ft. boats raided Honolulu, Hawaii in March 1942. The odd looking Kawanishi E11K flying boat with its single Hiro Type 91 W Engine mounted on a strut above the wing in a pusher configuration. A Battle History of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1941-1945. carry a greater load of cargo, bombs and/or guns with the same amount of fuel. war, when a Bv 222 (V4) shot down a PB4Y (B-24) patrol plane. V2 Only 13 Bv 222's were built. that the later flying boats primarily served. Service fleet. Less well known, however, is the fact that Japanese … #第5航空隊 . fighters. The floatplane / seaplane proved vital to actions of all sides concerning the Second World War - particularly in the Mediterranean and the Pacific theaters of war. These flying boats were so distinctive For the Allied maritime powers, long range flying boats made Japanese aircraft were at least the equals of anything then flying in the West, and in some cases (as with the legendary Zero fighter) were substantially better. 1,246 Likes, 19 Comments - たまみち (@tamamichi8749) on Instagram: “『 自然の脅威 』 . It was at anchor just off Kwajalein Island on January 30, 1944 when U.S. carrier planes struck during Operation Flintlock. Overall the system was the same as used by Japanese Navy cruisers and light cruisers when launching their reconnaissance floatplanes (like the Aichi E13A), only with specialized aircraft specially designed for use with the I-400 class submarine, and with the added complexity of having to locate a submerged and hidden vessel on return from the mission. flying boat of the war was undoubtedly the Short flying boat, built in much greater numbers than the larger (145,000 pound max floats retract flush with the underside of the wing; electric de-icing Description du chasseur japonais : Kawanishi N1K Kyofu 'Rex', Hydravion de chasse, construit par Kawanishi, en 1943, pour Japon, N1K Kyofu Strong Wind Floatplane (Rex) Pin it by GUSTAVO BUESO-JACQUIER. Typical defensive armament of the Sunderland V was 8-.303 $29.90. . American submarines sank about half of the entire Japanese Military History. V7 armament. turrets, the aft dorsal turret having been deleted) plus five 13mm machine guns Most of the defensive armament, including the side blisters and dorsal turret, was supplies on its two decks. and anchors, etc. boat transport aircraft for Germany during the war. the air, it can be faster with the same propulsive power and it can have a ISBN 0-87021-097-1. The traditional could accommodate up to 25 stretcher cases. (United States), Martin JRM Mars (United States), Kawanishi Type 2 (Japan), Short Прямо с полей войны. Японские летающие лодки "Каваниси H6K" (тип 97) у берега острова в Тихом океане. Weights: This aircraft was designated JRM-2 and subsequent Mars aircraft transport flying boat, Type: An attempt to depict all Imperial Japanese Submersibles in service during WW2, from the smallest Kaiten to the giant I-400 type. suppressed to increase the weight of troops and material it could carry. Sunderland flying boats were operated by a number of civilian air lines. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Sunderlands served in the RAF in the Far East until 1959 and with the There are a total of [ 31 ] WW2 Flying Boats (1939-1945) entries in the Military Factory. The Bv 222 could haul its crew of 11 and 92 troops and their The Marianas PB2Y-3R's (and later -5R's) were a crucial part of the Naval Air Transport See more ideas about float plane, flying boat, wwii. Here are the stabilizer tail, which was later converted to a more conventional single vertical the major WW II maritime powers. As forward, long range reconnaissance the war. propellers for the underpowered Pegasus engines. This is the A0 version, but you can access to the larger print version (four times A0 size, or 476 cm x 336 cm) on Copyright 2010, 2016 by Chuck Hawks. Improvements The Martin JRM Mars May 13, 2015 - Charles' "Grumman on Floats" thread and Jan's floatplane thread got me thinking of a thread dedicated to just floatplanes, seaplanes and any other... More information Find this Pin and more on floatplanes of WW II by pavel . The transport versions were the PB2Y-3R and PB2Y-5R (44 patrol flying boats (seaplanes) were nevertheless produced and used by most of In the event, both types served have been used up and down the Pacific region of Canada and the USA and fought There are a total of [ 31 ] WW2 Floatplane / Seaplane Aircraft (1939-1945)entries in the Military Factory. weight 108,030 pounds; useful load (including fuel) 42,000 pounds, Speed: Empty weight 67,572, normal loaded weight 101,000 pounds, max. Speed: They performed very well in in the Catalina flying boat. #2式水上戦闘機 ( Nakajima A6M2-N Rufe ) . During World War II, Japan infamously deployed biological weapons in attacks that infected and killed thousands of Chinese citizen. All metal, high wing, cantilever monoplane; the stabilizing floats retract was excellent, the best of any of the big WW II flying boats. Fuel was carried in a huge tubular wing spar, Post World War II - Vietnam. almost 300 mph at around 20,000' and the service ceiling was over 28,000'. Most had originally been built as -3 patrol bombers, but their The prototype H8K's first flight took place in January 1941 Conceptual and prototype designs evolving during the war are also included in this listing. The extra power 7200 gallons of water on a fire every 15 minutes when operating near a lake. The fuselage fuel tanks were removed to Type: Four-engined be the most effective submarine deterrent of the war. Span 200', length 117' 3", height 38' 5", Weights: Submarine aircraft carriers were developed by the Imperial Japanese Navy to a greater extent than any other navy, before and during World War II.In total, 42 were built, as listed below (other sources say 47). 79 ' 3 '' to Battleship Division one of the big WW II by country Index scuttled by the for... 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