It’s A Plane, It’s A Boat… It’s The Cosmic Muffin

We just arrived at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport for a volunteer stint and, after setting up the RV, took a short tour around to see if anything was new or different since we were here in April.  And indeed there was, immediately adjacent to the Florida Air Museum.

dsc_0021halfThis was just added and it’s a sight.  The fuselage of a Boeing 307 Stratoliner, purchased by Howard Hughes in July, 1939, was mated to the hull of a boat in the early 70s.

dsc_0025halfRead more about the evolution of this peculiar hybrid here:


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