Benoist Airboat - St Pete Museum of History
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 46.422 W 082° 37.841
17R E 339321 N 3073200
Quick Description: Hanging from the roof in the World's First Commercial Airline Gallery
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 5/24/2007 1:58:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM1K45
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
Views: 61

Long Description:
Get up close to Aviation History! Our signature exhibit traces the story of commercial aviation from its inception in St. Petersburg on January 1, 1914.

The World's First Airline Gallery proudly features a full-size working replica of the Benoist Airboat, which propelled Tony Jannus into commercial aviation history.
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): Benoist Airboat

Construction:: replica

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): museum

inside / outside: inside

Tail Number: (S/N): Not listed

Other Information:: Not listed

Access restrictions: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of aircraft (required - will be interesting to see if the aircraft is ever repainted or progress if being restored)
Photo of serial number (required unless there is not one or it is a replica)
Photo(s) of any artwork on the aircraft (optional but interesting)

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