AERONAUTICS: Put-Put

Over Lake Union, at Seattle, last week put-putted a great seaplane; its propeller moved not, its engine was dead. Motive power came from a small outboard motor affixed to the floating cabin, as to the rear end of a rowboat or canoe. Pertinent utility of the outboard motor: the seaplane can toddle to its dock without the great draft and ungainly power of its flying engine.

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