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    Mayo Compsite long range seaplane and flying boat

    Photo from July 1937 showing a Mercury G-ADHJ seaplane piggy back on a Short Maia flying boat to provide long range transport
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    How cool is that? Proof of concept and or inspiration for the space shuttle ferry 747 perhaps.

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    I agree with you, a really neat photo, the Short Bros built a lot of seaplanes even before WW2. Thanks to my friend Tom-in-NJ for locating
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