Grumman HU-16 Albatross
|Type||:||Amphibious flying boat|
|Production||:||1949–1961 Number built:466|
Album of 82 photos walk-around of a “Grumman HU-16 Albatross”
Photo Gallery of a Grumman HU-16 Albatross , The Grumman HU-16 Albatross is a large twin-radial engine amphibious flying boat that was used by the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard, primarily as a search and rescue and combat search and rescue aircraft. Originally designated as the SA-16 for the USAF and the JR2F-1 and UF-1 for the USN and USCG, it was redesignated as the HU-16 in 1962.