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photo - Ladies Dressing Room on a Solent Flying Boat

photo - Ladies Dressing Room on a Flying Boat

I finally got to see the inside of the BOAC “City of Cardiff” Solent Mark III flying boat at the Oakland Aviation Museum. See here and here for views of the exterior of the airplane. The Solent has two decks. Entrance is on the lower deck, and the first thing you see upon entering is a small bar, aka the “Cocktail Lounge”. Passenger seats are to the right of the bar and also to the front and to the rear of it. The Ladies Dressing Room is at the rear of the plane (very glam and very large by…

photo - "Cocktail Lounge" on a Flying Boat

photo - "Cocktail Lounge" on a Flying Boat

I finally got to see the inside of the BOAC “City of Cardiff” Solent Mark III flying boat at the Oakland Aviation Museum. See here and here for views of the exterior of the airplane. The Solent has two decks. Entrance is on the lower deck, and the first thing you see upon entering is a small bar, aka the “Cocktail Lounge”. Passenger seats are to the right of the bar and also to the front and to the rear of it. The Ladies Dressing Room is at the rear of the plane (very glam and very large by…

The Coral Route map New Zealand tourism posters Vintage Travel Posters, Vintage Airline, Retro Posters, Poster Vintage, Posters Australia, Teal Coral, Turquoise, Tourism Poster, Air New Zealand

Fly TEAL's Coral Route Poster

NZ Retro PosterPaper size in millimetres: 320 x 450 - image has a narrow white borderThis retro style New Zealand poster celebrates the famous Coral Route service from NZ's own Tasman Empire Airways Ltd (TEAL). First charted in wartime the route took passengers from Auckland to Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti and the Cook Islands in Solent flying boats. Flying was glamourous, passengers dressed in their Sunday best and when the Coral Route service ceased in 1960 it was the last scheduled international…

Upper deck of a Short Solent 2 flying boat for Air New Zealand, the… Aircraft Interiors, Float Plane, Plane Design, Air New Zealand, Boat Interior, Flying Boat, Jet Engine, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aviation

Inside the cabin of a Solnet Flying Boat #FlashbackFriday #AirNZ #AirNewZealand #NZ #Planes #Aircraft

TEAL Solent Flying Boat Cabin Display, Air New Zealand 75, Te Papa @claudia_chandler Air New Zealand, Flying Boat, Aviation, Empire, Teal, Home Appliances, Display, Interior, Cabin

TEAL Solent Flying Boat Cabin Display, Air New Zealand 75, Te Papa @claudia_chandler