Feb 5, 2009

The Mighty Mars JRM

(Historynet) - Glenn L. Martin was said to have been obsessed with big flying boats. His obsession would see its ultimate expression in the Martin Mars, among the largest aircraft ever built. Remarkably, two of these water-based behemoths, once destined for the scrap heap, remain in service today as firefighters, more than six decades after they first flew. Continued

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