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The future in 1946
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1946

The future in 1946

(The caption reads "A Flying Boat of the Future Over Rangoon"). This 1946 advertisement was for the new Saunders-Roe "Princess" flying boat which came into service in 1951. The "Princess" was the largest all-metal flying boat ever constructed. I'm not sure if it ever actually flew to Rangoon. Other flying boats landed in front of Strand Road.

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