Sunday, September 30, 2007

If it looks right...

If it looks right, it probably is right, as they say. So LockMart is looking into a seaplane design...but how did they come up with this?



Surely that's too ugly to fly? (hat tip: Aviation Week.)

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

This wasn't:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saunders-Roe_SR.A/1

cabalamat said...

LockMart sounds to me like a retailer of cheap toys from China.

SNW said...

The inspiration is obvious:
http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/anderson/thunderbirds/gallery/images/340/thunderbird2.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/anderson/thunderbirds/gallery/thunderbird2.shtml&h=255&w=340&sz=19&hl=en&start=15&tbnid=IP-WjdcwwSqjaM:&tbnh=89&tbnw=119&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dthunderbird%2B2%26gbv%3D2%26svnum%3D10%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG

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