8th International Iran Air Show, Kish Island, Persian Gulf, Nov. 16-19, 2016. The Latvian Baltic Bees flew six L-39 Albatross aircraft. The Bees were among the air force and aerobatic teams, ultralight and civilian aircraft and helicopters that took part in the 2-hr. display. Photo: M.H. Jahanpanah
In the 60s the Royal Canadian Air Force operated ten Grumman Albatross aircraft in the rescue role, some of which they had configured in a uniquely Canadian manner - as "tri-phibians" - usable on water, runways and snow.