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Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 2 x 895kW Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 Twin Wasp
Speed: 288 kph, 179mph mph
Range: 4 096km, 2,545miles
Seats: 7
Length: 19.47m, 63ft 10in
Span: 31.70m, 0ft
Empty Weight: 9 845kg, 21,704lb
Max T/O Weight: 16 066kg, 35 419lb
Period of Service: 1943 - 1945

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

PBY-5 Catalina IB/III

Status: Retired
Manufacturer: Consolidated
Country of Manufacture: United States
Role: Maritime patrol
 
Description:
There is no description for this aircraft.

Images:

Painting by Ron Belling of Catalina FP288 G off the Port Elizabth coast. Catalina FP185 K. Catalina FP279 D in dark slate-grey, extra-dark sea-gray and sky camouflage. Catalina JX362 H2 at Congella. Catalina 1b FP254 N at Langebaan.