Saunders-Roe Princess
Aviation History

History of the Flying Boat

Glen Curtiss developed the first float-plane in 1912, and he produced more than 7,000 JN Jenny’s in World War I. The Navy-Curtiss 4 made the first staged aerial crossing of the Atlantic in 1919. The aircraft became more militarized due to World War I nationalism. In 1931, Britain’s Supermarine S.6B became the inspiration for the Read More…