Il n'y a pas une seule et simple explication pour expliquer l'abandon du programme. Au moment de cet... US Coast Guard Martin P5M-2G Marlin Foto ©: Ralph M. Pettersen (Photos at airliners.net) Die Martin P5M Marlin ist ein zweimotoriges... 168 pages, 273 photos, 50 drawings 1 page of models colored front and back cover with 12 colored... Either Cam Ranh Bay or, more likely, Buckner Bay, judging from the land contour and the blue wingtip... This is the Salisbury Sound at Cam Ranh Bay. Note the different aircraft paint schemes. We didn't... The bow buoy maintained proper aircraft alignment via control lines leading back to the shore... Contrary to what my old Neptune buddies claimed, we frequently got enough P5's airborne to fly... Although it functioned as a Naval Air Station, Sangley was classifed as a Naval Station to comply... Even VP-40's troops had to stop and watch in awe when this formation of P5's broke over the Sangley... QE-12 at the head of the Sangley Ramp. LCDR J. Cooper in the cockpit and AMS3 N. De Lisle manning... Once at the head of the ramp, with the bow line attached to the launch/recovery buoy and tractor... Spectacular sunsets are a common sight in the Philippines. This shot is looking down the seaplane... Circa: Early 60's P5M Marlins of Patrol Squadron 40 Sangley Ramp area, looking northerly. The launch ramp and beaching crew shack is on the right, nose... And then there were four. Three were at NAS North Island in the late 70's, supposedly set aside for... Coming aboard at Cam Ranh. The birds were hoisted aboard only when they needed major work such as an... Once in the water, the beaching gear was cast off by aircrew members working through open hatches... This is NS Sangley Point in the Philippines, viewed looking westerly from a point about halfway... Imagine my surprise to find the Sally Sound and Piney Maru moored across the bay from the house I... This is NS Sangley Point in the Philippines, viewed looking westerly from a point about halfway... Another shot of QE-12. This shot was taken while VP-40 was home based at Sangley, early in the... The Sangley Point BOQ. I hardly noticed this building while VP-40 was homebased at Sangley and I... This shot was during a SEATO exercise in '63. It shows a VP40 P5, an Australian P2 from 10 Sqn, RAAF... An undetermined tender at an undetermined site. I think this is most likely Cam Ranh or Da Nang... Amphibian patrol aircraft Definitely Cam Ranh (according to the label on my slide). And probably the Salisbury Sound. We had... QE-4 on the step at Sangley. We used JATO on most operational flights or when the airplane was heavy... HVAR firing in the range near Lubang Island. This was a 5 inch, solid propellent rocket with a solid... One of our Marlins in the Con Son Island seadrome off the mouth of the Mekong River. This was a...