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In the early 1900’s, seaplanes ruled the aviation world. World air speed records were held by single seat seaplanes almost the size of model airplanes but with engines that were the most powerful of their day.
In 1927, the Supermarine S5 seaplane took victory in the Schneider Trophy air race, and today, a team of people are building a replica of the famous seaplane, with the aim to fly it by the 100-year anniversary of the win. I spoke with project manager Will Hosie about their progress.
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