From: firstname.lastname@example.org (A. E. Siegman) Organization: Stanford University Date: 10 Jun 96 12:22:20 References: 1 2
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> Back in the late 1980's, there was a group of folks around the > Oakland CA area that had a Short Soylent flying boat. Air Classics > Magazine ran a story on it, complete with some nice pictures. If this is the one that I took a tour through two or three years ago at the Oakland Airport, parked adjacent to a small building with a lot of memorabilia in it and a guy trying to raise funds to put it back in service, then the last time I was up there, maybe a year ago, it had been moved across the street, off the flight line and into the yard of a funky little amateur aviation museum they have up there, and sadly appeard to be in pretty ratty shape and no longer cared for.