Although it might seem unnecessary to provide a runway for seaplanes, I'm nothing if not an innovator. Early testing of the airstrip concept is really working out well, although early reports are suggesting that many of the land-based infrastructure elements that we're developing are bing stone-walled because the aircraft haven't got any engines and are really small.
Needless to say, finding aircrew is also proving problematic.
In other news, the TP 7b finally made it off the line:
It's certainly helped to answer a few questions (though sadly not the most frequent: "how much time do you have on your hands?"