posted on Mar, 23 2016 @ 09:45 PM
a reply to: the2ofusr1
Such an underrated and relatively unknown gem.
I'll make a very compelling case that the Martin Mars is the most beautiful aircraft currently flying, God damn does the Evergreen paintjob do that
It more or less makes up for the fact that there are no clippers left (other than the secret Sikorsky one in Connecticut...).
I wonder if the rise of metallic 3-d printing and other rapid prototyping and fabricating technologies might make it possible to build a new one from
I bet Shin Meiwa could do pretty well if they were to market a water bomber derivative of the US-2...
edit on 23-3-2016 by Barnalby because:
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