Saunders-Roe MR flying boat ?

hesham

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Hi,

I can't identify this Saunders-Roe Maritime recce flying boat project,
can you ?.
http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1954/1954%20-%200738.html?search=space%20aircraft%20project
 

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i think, it's one of the P.162 designs, made between 1952 and 1956, for
a long-range ASW/recce flying boat.
(drawning from "From Sea To Air", Tagg/Wheeler)
 

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You were faster Jemiba, I had the book on my hands at page 241 :D
 

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There are at least two other variants of the P.162 ! ;)
But this book really was a great find (thanks boxkite !)
 

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Further to the picture posted by Hesahm from Flight, an earlier edition the same year showed this artists impression of the Saunders Roe MR design. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1954/1954%20-%200524.html?search=Saunders-Roe
 

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The drawing shared by Jemiba looks very Beriev, especially in the nose!
 

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