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Thanks for these additional twin-boomers... It seems the list will grow forever...
 

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Thank you my dear Tophe,

and notice that the other Rumpler flying boat had only two fuselages
but here it had four fuselages.
 

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The Grulich Übersee-Verkehrsflugzeug (overseas airliner)
 

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Hi,


here is a very large (giant) transatlantic twin fuselage flying boat project,from
Schutte-Lanz company,powered by six-engined two tractor and four pusher;


http://alternathistory.org.ua/transatlanticheskii-passazhirskii-samolet-kompanii-flugzeugbau-schuette-lanz-germaniya
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ru&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=ar&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Falternathistory.org.ua%2Ftransatlanticheskii-passazhirskii-samolet-kompanii-flugzeugbau-schuette-lanz-germaniya
 

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Hi,


here is a DFW four engined ginat transport aircraft project,developed from
R bomber series,powered by four 260 hp Mercedes engines;


http://flyingmachines.ru/Site2/Crafts/Craft25530.htm
 

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hesham said:
Thank you my dear Tophe,

and notice that the other Rumpler flying boat had only two fuselages
but here it had four fuselages.

Hi,


http://www.nestofdragons.net/weird-airplanes/giants/
 

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hesham said:
..... but here it had four fuselages.
Judging this contemporary artist's impression, it principally were six, with only the inner four carrying
tail booms, but the outer ones used for carrying load/passengers, too and not just auxiliary floats.
(From Luftfahrt International N° 14, March/April 1976)
 

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Yes my dear Jemiba,that's right.
 

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From Wolfgang Wagner "Der deutsche Luftverkehr - Die Pionierjahre 1919 - 1925" a drawing showing
the internal arrangement of the Siemens-Schuckert-Werke (SSW) R IX.
The installation of the eight engines in the fuselage is clearly visible.

 

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Two pictures of Edmund Rumpler's Transoceanic Airplane of 1926 (the second one replaces one I had posted earlier in lesser quality).

Source: Flugzeug Classic, October 2004 (article also attached below).
 

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And from Luftfahrt International 1/1981,


the Rumpler giant and a more clearance picture.
 

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And from Italian source;

http://www.avia-it.com/act/biblioteca/periodici/PDF%20Riviste/Aeronautica/L'Aeronautica%201928%2002.pdf
 

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Again,Rumpler Giant;

http://www.avia-it.com/act/biblioteca/periodici/PDF%20Riviste/Ala%20d'Italia/L'ALA%20D'ITALIA%201927%20012.pdf
 

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The Grulich Übersee-Verkehrsflugzeug (overseas airliner)
And a 3-view to it;

http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k97675232.r=document%20aeronautique?rk=21459;2
 

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From, Le Document Aeronautique December 1927.
 

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From Le Document Aeronautique 1928.
 

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My dear Gabriel,

as my dear Jemiba mentioned,and the NASA report also.
 

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Thank you all for answering. So, I think that Klamt design was the largest of it's kind (considering wingspan). Can we define what was the largest luxury flying boat design?
Hugs.
 

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gabrielorosco said:
Thank you all for answering. So, I think that Klamt design was the largest of it's kind (considering wingspan). Can we define what was the largest luxury flying boat design?
Hugs.
Hard to say my dear Gabriel.
 

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Hi!

After looking a the material our friend recommended, (1926 volume of the German "Flugsport" magazine) I was able to find another image of the Klamt giant flying boat. Do you think it was also meant to have windows like a promenade in the leasing edge of the windows?
 

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