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  • What would YOU like to see on the SEAWINGS website?
    The SEAWINGS flying boat archive, from which the main site up-dates are sourced, is vast and not everything can be up-loaded at once. So, if you are looking for any particular information, SEAWINGS may just have it in the archive and can up-load it during the next suitable up-date.
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    Last post by Tartle View the latest post
    Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:17 pm
  • How To Up-Load Photographs To This Forum.
    Read this locked posting to find out the easiest way to up-load photo's with your text postings.
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    28 Posts
    Last post by DavidLegg View the latest post
    Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:28 am
  • Flying Boat Interiors
    This is the place to post pictures, plans and documents of any flying boat interior or crew position to form an historical archive.
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    160 Posts
    Last post by seawings View the latest post
    Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Flying Boat Engines
    Information requests specifically on flying boat engines. This is the place to post photos, plans and documents to form an historical archive.
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    106 Posts
    Last post by SimonThomas View the latest post
    Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:24 pm
  • Flying Boat Weapons
    Information requests specifically on flying boat guns, gun turrets, depth charges and rockets. This is the place to post photos, plans and documents to form an historical archive.
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    41 Posts
    Last post by SailingtheSky View the latest post
    Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:37 am
  • Flying Boat Fixtures and Fittings
    Information requests on flying boat fixtures and fittings such as anything internally, radio's, galleys and anchors or Yagi Aerials and Radar fitted externally - anything that is not specifically a weapon as such. This is the place to post photos, plans and documents to form an historical archive.
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    34 Posts
    Last post by MrWidgeon View the latest post
    Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:30 pm
  • Flying Boat Beaching Gear
    Any details such as plans, drawings, photos - indeed any information would be very welcome here. This is the place to post photos, plans and documents to form an historical archive.
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    7 Posts
    Last post by toptiger View the latest post
    Thu May 10, 2012 7:31 am
  • Shipborne Catapults
    Please submit any and all details such as plans, drawings, photos - indeed any information would be very welcome here - concerning all the world's seaplane carrying naval ships.
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    Last post by schneiderman View the latest post
    Mon Nov 28, 2016 4:50 pm
  • Flying Boat Flight Manuals
    This is the section for information concerning original Flight Manuals - preferably scans from the pages if you have them and can make them available.
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    Last post by MrWidgeon View the latest post
    Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:24 am
  • Flying Boat Reference Books
    This is the section for discussions on books - newly published, wanted, for sale, swop or just general discussion on a particular title.
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    116 Posts
    Last post by schneiderman View the latest post
    Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:24 pm
  • Flying Boat Magazine Articles
    This the section for swapping info on good magazine articles over the years: preferably scans, if you have them available.
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    27 Posts
    Last post by Philthy View the latest post
    Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:08 am
  • Biographies
    This section is for discussions on biographies relating to persons associated with flying boats. Original manuscripts, stories from surviving flight and ground crew, good books, in-fact anything about the people behind the craft.
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    16 Posts
    Last post by chappo007 View the latest post
    Mon May 09, 2016 12:21 am
  • Marine Craft used around Flying Boats
    There are a host of marine craft, both military and civilian, that have been designed or converted to serve the needs of flying boats; tenders, refuellers, cargo craft to name a few. Here is the place to post photo's, plans & drawings, in-fact anything appertaining to these craft.
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    40 Posts
    Last post by schneiderman View the latest post
    Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:25 am
  • Consolidated Catalina Reference Archive
    The source for references and discussion on all types & marques of this iconic WWII USN PBY flying boat: photos, plans, manual pages & documents.
    37 Topics
    280 Posts
    Last post by dogsbody View the latest post
    Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:39 am
  • Short S.25 Sunderland Reference Archive
    The source for references and discussion on all types & marques of this iconic WWII RAF flying boat: photos, plans, manual pages & documents.
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    4 Posts
    Last post by WhyMe View the latest post
    Thu May 18, 2017 7:44 pm
  • Grumman HU-16 Albatross Reference Archive
    The source for references and discussion on all types & marques of this Grumman amphibian: photos, plans, manual pages & documents.
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    78 Posts
    Last post by dogsbody View the latest post
    Sat Jul 15, 2017 4:39 pm
  • Grumman J2F Duck Reference Archive
    The source for references and discussion on all types & marques of this Grumman amphibian: photos, plans, manual pages & documents.
    9 Topics
    38 Posts
    Last post by mdwflyer View the latest post
    Wed Jul 29, 2015 5:11 am
  • Grumman G-21 Goose Reference Archive
    The source for references and discussion on all types & marques of this Grumman amphibian: photos, plans, manual pages & documents.
    38 Topics
    275 Posts
    Last post by dogsbody View the latest post
    Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:01 pm
  • Grumman G-73 Mallard Reference Archive
    The source for references and discussion on all types & marques of this Grumman amphibian: photos, plans, manual pages & documents.
    14 Topics
    153 Posts
    Last post by MrWidgeon View the latest post
    Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:49 pm
  • Grumman G-44 Widgeon Reference Archive
    The source for references and discussion on all types & marques of this Grumman amphibian: photos, plans, manual pages & documents.
    32 Topics
    454 Posts
    Last post by dogsbody View the latest post
    Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:27 am
  • Colonial Skimmer and Lake LA-4 Reference Archive
    The source for references and discussion on all types & marques of these two amphibians: photos, plans, manual pages & documents.
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    74 Posts
    Last post by dogsbody View the latest post
    Tue Aug 25, 2015 7:00 pm
  • Short Bros. Reference Archive
    This is the place to seek - or to post information about - the history of Short Bros, their staff and personnel from any era, or location. Use it to seek out contacts or to record and describe their (or your) exploits for posterity and particularly any factory or works photographs you may find to post.
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    3 Posts
    Last post by longshot View the latest post
    Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:21 pm
  • Shorts Flying Boats Reference Archive
    This is the place to discuss particular Shorts Flying Boat types and post documents, photographs and other relevant information appertaining to these craft.
    31 Topics
    263 Posts
    Last post by Kiwithrottlejockey View the latest post
    Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:58 am
  • General Discussion - Scale Model Plastic and Resin Kits
    This section is for discussion about kits in all scales - 1/144th, 1/72nd, 1/48th, 1/32nd, 1/24th(!) etc
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    134 Posts
    Last post by MrWidgeon View the latest post
    Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:54 pm
  • Model Kits - New Releases and Rumours
    What's coming, what's out and what you have heard that's coming later...........
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    46 Posts
    Last post by sunderlandmr5 View the latest post
    Sat May 27, 2017 1:19 am
  • Model Kits, Spare Parts and Accessories - WANTED
    The forum for all your Model Kit Wants - place your requests and wants here........
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    1 Posts
    Last post by TASSE View the latest post
    Sat Apr 11, 2009 1:32 am
  • Model Kits, Spare Parts and Accessories - FOR SALE, SWOP or EXCHANGE
    The forum for all your Model Kit Sales, Swops and Exchanges - Place your requests and disposals here.....
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    10 Posts
    Last post by seawings View the latest post
    Wed May 21, 2014 6:03 pm
  • Die-Cast Metal - Ready Built Models - All Scales
    This section is for information on, and discussion about, the fine examples of metal models from companies such as Corgi. Post here also if you have any to sell or want to buy.
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    17 Posts
    Last post by Kiwithrottlejockey View the latest post
    Mon Feb 08, 2016 2:38 am
  • Radio-Control Flying Boat Models
    This is the place to discuss and ultimately show-off all aspects of constructing and actually flying your radio-control flying boat models. Pictures of construction, materials used, finishing and action shots of them flying, are very welcome.
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    343 Posts
    Last post by SailingtheSky View the latest post
    Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:31 am
  • Radio Control Model Clubs flying off of water around the World
    This is the place for R/C Flying Clubs who specialise in flying water-bourne flying boats & seaplanes from lakes, ponds, rivers and even the sea, to advertise their presence to the Forum readers who might want to join them from their very own special page. Read the 'Sticky' within to see how to obtain your Club page.
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    12 Posts
    Last post by howmuch View the latest post
    Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:08 pm
  • Card & Paper Models
    This sub-forum is for the dedicated card modellers: those that build scale models entirely from kits manufactured from printed sheets of cardboard - which are then cut out with knives and scissors and glued together. The results can be spectacular.
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    60 Posts
    Last post by Cameraman View the latest post
    Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:49 am
  • Solid Wood Carved Models
    This sub-forum is for the dedicated solid wood modelers: this is the traditional 'older' method that existed prior to the plastic kit genre. Solid wood carving methods date back to World War One and in the hands of a skilled craftsman a superb model can result. It is the ultimate scratchbuild.
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    33 Posts
    Last post by seawings View the latest post
    Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:58 pm
  • Flying Boat Bases - New and Old
    Any photos, plans, drawings, directions, helpful hints on visting places where flying boats have been operated from historically, or are being operated from today. I am always interested in receiving 'Then & Now' type photographs to assist current day visitors to these place. I'm trying to record the best places to visit before they disappear for ever.
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    163 Posts
    Last post by Kiwithrottlejockey View the latest post
    Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:25 am
  • Flying Boat crews - Contacts and Requests
    This is the place to seek - or to post information about - Flying Boat Squadron crew personnel, Civilian crew personnel or Ground personnel, from any era. Use it to seek out contacts or to record and describe their (or your) exploits for posterity and any crew photographs you may find to post.
    14 Topics
    57 Posts
    Last post by sunderlandmr5 View the latest post
    Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:05 am
  • Flying Boat Fly-In's, Airshow's, Meetings & Gatherings
    Use this section for pictures of various flying boats and amphibians taken at this type of meeting. Also for announcements of forthcoming gatherings and reports on shows that flying boats attended.
    27 Topics
    156 Posts
    Last post by dogsbody View the latest post
    Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:33 pm
  • Above Ground - Crashed
    Use this sub-forum to post stories, images and anything else connected to, or explaining, flying boat wrecks located on the ground.
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    1 Posts
    Last post by PHGEO1950 View the latest post
    Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:10 am
  • Under Water - Sunk
    Use this sub-forum to post stories, images and anything else connected to, or explaining, flying boat wrecks under the sea. Especially welcome are images from those who dive upon wrecks around the world in a world most of us can never reach.
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  • Float Planes and Seaplanes ONLY - General Discussion
    Use this section for Floatplane & Seaplane general discussion where it does not fit into the catagories below ONLY. You may post pictures, plans and requests for information on any type, past or present, here.
    51 Topics
    247 Posts
    Last post by SleeperService View the latest post
    Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:15 pm
  • Float Planes and Seaplanes ONLY - Early Days to the end of WWI
    Use this section for Floatplane & Seaplane discussion for the period and era shown ONLY. You may post pictures, plans and requests for information on any type, past or present, here.
    12 Topics
    42 Posts
    Last post by seawings View the latest post
    Thu Nov 27, 2014 9:34 pm
  • Float Planes and Seaplanes ONLY - Between the Wars
    Use this section for Floatplane & Seaplane discussion for the period and era shown ONLY. You may post pictures, plans and requests for information on any type, past or present, here.
    37 Topics
    198 Posts
    Last post by O3U View the latest post
    Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:10 pm
  • Float Planes and Seaplanes ONLY - WWII
    Use this section for Floatplane & Seaplane discussion for the period and era shown ONLY. You may post pictures, plans and requests for information on any type, past or present, here.
    20 Topics
    126 Posts
    Last post by dogsbody View the latest post
    Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:22 pm
  • Float Planes and Seaplanes ONLY - Post WWII to the Modern Day
    Use this section for Floatplane & Seaplane discussion for the period and era shown ONLY. You may post pictures, plans and requests for information on any type, past or present, here.
    27 Topics
    150 Posts
    Last post by Kuni View the latest post
    Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:33 pm
  • Flying Boat Restorations and Re-Builds
    If YOU are restoring an existing flying boat, we would be pleased to see images and details of the progress you are making and to hear what it is like to undertake a job of this nature and complexity.
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    15 Posts
    Last post by Rajay View the latest post
    Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:04 pm
  • Flying Boat & Seaplane Owners Log - Show off YOUR flying boat here
    This is the place to showcase YOUR pride and joy! You will know that 99.9% of us flying boat & seaplane enthusiasts will never get the chance to actually own the 'real thing', so that places you in a very enviable position ! Share with us the photo's and details of YOUR craft so that we can all enjoy it!
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    45 Posts
    Last post by MrWidgeon View the latest post
    Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:26 pm
  • Flying Boat & Seaplane Commercial Operators
    If YOU run a business that includes the use of flying boats and seaplanes, whether it's for tourisim or commercial gain, please let us share the photo's and details of your craft here.
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    2 Posts
    Last post by flyernzl View the latest post
    Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:42 pm
  • Artist Profiles of Flying Boats and Seaplanes
    This section is specifically for the budding profile artists amongst you to share your latest works - and show the rest of us how it's done!
    6 Topics
    51 Posts
    Last post by AlexNortonesq View the latest post
    Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:41 pm
  • Flight Sims of Flying Boats
    This section is specifically for the PC Flight Simmers amongst you to share your latest works - and request information for your next one.
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    11 Posts
    Last post by BenoitLescot View the latest post
    Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:23 am
  • Flying Boats featured on Postage Stamps
    This section is dedicated to scans of the postage stamps from around the World that have featured images of flying boats over the years.
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    20 Posts
    Last post by SquadronLeader View the latest post
    Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:17 pm
  • Mailed Envelopes
    This section is for images of mailed envelopes that were flown on a particular flying boat along a route. Often eBay and the like have actual examples of mailed envelopes that were actually flown on flying boats for sale and they all have a story to tell. Tell us yours........
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    6 Posts
    Last post by flyernzl View the latest post
    Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:03 am
  • First Day Covers
    This is the section for images of First Day Covers, most of which have usually been flown, featuring flying boats or flying boat related history.
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    3 Posts
    Last post by Cameraman View the latest post
    Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:31 pm
  • Notifications from the Forum Administrator or Moderators
    There is no 'Mass E-Mail' facility on this forum so the Forum Administrator and Moderators need a place to post messages and notices so that all Forum Members can be kept informed. This is that place....
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    Last post by crship View the latest post
    Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:59 pm

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