American Airpower Museum - Consolidated PBY Catalina Flying Boat
Bill Maloney

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01ConsolidatedPBYCatalina 02CatalinaWingTipFloat 03PrattWhitneyR1830RadialEngine 04PrattWhitneyR1830RadialEngine
01 Consolidated PBY Catalina Flying Boat 02 Catalina Wing Tip Float 03 Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Radial Engine 04 Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Radial Engine
05CatalinaWing 06CatalinaTail 07CatalinaHull 08CatalinaTail
05 Catalina Wing 06 Catalina Tail 07 Catalina Hull 08 Catalina Tail
09CatalinaElevator 10CatalinaObservationBlister 11CatalinaObservationBlister 12PBYCatalinaTail
09 Catalina Flying Boat Elevator 10 Catalina Observation Blister 11 Catalina Observation Blister 12 PBY Catalina Tail
13PBYCatalinaElevator 14PBYCatalinaRudderControls 15PBYCatalinaWheelWell 16PBYCatalinaMainGear
13 PBY Catalina Flying Boat Elevator 14 PBY Catalina Rudder Controls 15 PBY Catalina Wheel Well 16 PBY Catalina Main Gear

Consolidated PBY Catalina Specifications:

Consolidated PBY Catalina Variants at other Aviation Museums
PBY Catalina Flying Boat PBY Canso
Another PBY Catalina can be found at the US Air Force Museum in Dayton, OH Consolidated PBY Canso at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada
Consolidated PBY Catalina PBY Canso
PBY Catalina at the US Air Force Museum in Dayton, OH Consolidated PBY Canso at the Canadian Aviation Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Length: 63 feet, 10 inches
Wingspan: 104 feet, 0 inches
Height: 20 feet, 1 inch
Empty - 6,500lbs Max Takeoff - 36,400lbs
Max Speed: 174mph at 7,000 feet
Cruise Speed: 120 mph
Range: 2,325 miles
Service Ceiling: 22,400 feet
Fuel Capacity: 1,750 gallons internally
Powerplant: Two Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Radial engines 1,200 hp each
 2 50cal Browning Machine Guns in flexible waist positions
 2 30cal Browning Machine Guns, one in the nose turret, the other in a rear ventral hatch
 Up to 8,000lbs of bombs externally
First Flight: March 20, 1935
Cost: $90,000

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