World's Largest Seaplane 1930

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Full title reads: "Rochester. World's Largest Seaplane. The Short 'Valetta' with 3 Bristol Jupiter engines, which can also be easily converted to a landplane, successfully tried out."

Rochester, Kent.

Shots of the seaplane floating on water. People are climbing from a small boat into...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
7918
Sort Number:
30/034
Time in/Out:
01:38:52:00 / 01:40:44:00
Canister:
30/34
Film ID:
747.26
Issue Date:
25/09/1930

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  • The plane shown is a Short S-11 Valetta, Registration Number G-AAJY.

    It was the sole example of this type of plane ever built.

    jamied 18th Apr 2012

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