Aviation Photo #1264707 Grumman SHU-16B Albatross - Chile - Air Force

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On open display at the Air Museum, this ex USAF 51-024 was sold to Chile in 1963 and then converted to SHU-16B. Eventually Chile acquired a total of 9 Albatrosses as replacement for the Catalinas, and operated them until 1979 [Canon Rebel XT + EF 17-40 f/4L USM].
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    Santiago - Los Cerrillos
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    March 12, 2007
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