Short Solent

ZK-AMO 'Aranui'


Taken at the Museum of Transport and Technology, November 18th,1996. A view of the beaching gear from the port side (looking aft) - the Solent was a true flying boat, coming ashore only for special maintenance - regular maintenance was carried out while afloat in mechanics bay, Auckland.

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