Wednesday, August 31, 2011

HU-16 Albatross Flying Boat Posters

HU-16 Albatross Flying Boat Posters

HU-16 Albatross Flying Boat

Amphibious Flying Boat Aircraft U.S. Army Air Force / Navy / Coast Guard

HU-16 Albatross amphibious flying boat aircraft was selected to replace the World War II "Canso" amphibian aircraft s employed on post-war Search and Rescue duties. It filled similar roles for the United States Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard as well as that of other western nations. Designed as an amphibian, the aircraft could operate from land, water as well as unprepared snow and ice surfaces by using removable skid and ski gear.



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