Aviation Photo #2181693 Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (28) - Australia - Air Force

[ Medium Large ]
2,891 of 3,103
Sponsor Message
Sponsor Message
On this day the Lake Boga Flying Boat Museum officially opened its new hangar, built to house this Catalina. This aircraft is painted as RAAF A24-30 but it is in fact a composite aircraft put together from hulks found at various farms in Australia. The fuselage is from RAAF A24-38 cn 1097 (formerly an instructional airframe at Lake Boga), the cockpit section from Dutch Navy Catalina Y-72 or Y-76, and the wings are from an unidentified PBY-4.
  • Add To Album
  • Like (15)
  • Photog's Choice
  • Cross-Data
    Phil Vabre
    Australia - Air Force
    Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (28)
    Consolidated PBY/A-10 Catalina/Canso (28)
    Consolidated PBY/A-10 Catalina/Canso (28)
    Lake Boga
    April 21, 2012
  • Correction
[ Medium Large ]
Distinct Views: 3,277
Photo Added: November 06, 2012

Explore Other Great Photos