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By Hinkkanen @ 2012-12-06 14:29:43
One of the two remaining four engined Martin JRM Mars flying boats at Coulson Flying Tankers base on Sproat Lake near Port Alberni, British Columbia. One of the two will be retired and flown to the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida to become a static exhibit.
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@ 2012-12-07 05:34:34
I believe the this is the one going to Florida as the other one has red tail, from Wikipedia:

Philippine Mars - JRM-1 BuNo 76820, delivered to the USN on 26 June 1946 and assigned to VR-2 at NAS Alameda, California. Converted and re-designated JRM-3. Withdawn from service on 22 August 1956 and sold in 1959, it was converted to forest fire fighting aircraft and registered CF-LYK (later C-FLYK). The aircraft continued to fly with Coulson Group at Sproat Lake, British Columbia, Canada until its retirement in 2012. Will become a museum display at the National Naval Aviation Museum.