Story: Aviation

The luxury of flying boats

The luxury of flying boats

This late 1930s photograph of the interior of a Short S30 flying boat shows the spacious interior. In the foreground is the first-class cabin, with doors through to two more passenger cabins.

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Peter Aimer, 'Aviation - International destinations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6588/the-luxury-of-flying-boats (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Peter Aimer, published 12 Jun 2006