The PBM was designed as a sea based U.S. Navy patrol bomber which also provided transport for men and material and search and rescue service employing its unique water landing capability. The PBM was a large aircraft carrying a crew of 7 to10 crewmen with a flight range of over 2000 miles. Martin Mariners have served the US Navy and Coast Guard until 1956 when they were retired from service. The last operational Martin Mariner was retired in 1964.
This product contains small parts and is a choking hazard so not suitable for children under 3 years old.