The Convair Tradewind, America's largest flying boat, is seen in action in California.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "80 Ton Sky Monster Joins The Navy". American voiceovered newsreel material.
San Diego, California, United States of America (USA)
AV of the Convair Tradewind, America's largest sea plane at anchor. LS Flying boat taking off from water, and various shots of the plane in the air. Air to air shots, the plane in flight, and landing.
(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/03/1954.