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Benoist XIV Air-Boat

 

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A small biplane flying-boat built in 1914.

In the United States, the St Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line commenced twice-daily services across Tampa Bay, Florida, using a Benoist flying boat, charging the single passenger US$5 per journey in January 1914.

Engine: 70 hp Sturtevant or 75 hp Roberts
Propeller: pusher

 

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