photos of the flying yacht from the LIFE archives https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/search/asset?q=flying%20yacht&p=life-photo-collectionsurfer2450
Cover of "The Landseaire Amphibian" brochure. It is 11 X 14 inches and 20 pages. I haven't scanned yet , because of shipping trying to flatten back out beforejason.mckeon
from the photo credits page of that issue of LIFE those published photos were taken from "offical us navy photo from newsreel pool"surfer2450
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PBY: P=patrol, B= bomber, Y= Consolidated (maker)
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