US Air Force Museum - WWII - Consolidated PBY Catalina
Bill Maloney

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01 Catalina Flying Boat 02 Catalina Flying Boat 03 Catalina Gun Blister 04 Catalina Gun Blister
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05 Catalina Flying Boat 06 Ventral Gun Port 07 Catalina Flying Boat 08 Catalina Flying Boat

Consolidated PBY Catalina Specifications:

Consolidated PBY Catalina Variants at other Aviation Museums
PBY Catalina Flying Boat PBY Catalina Flying Boat
Another PBY Catalina can be found at the American Air Power Museum in Farmingdale, NY One more PBY Catalina at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, NY
Consolidated PBY Canso PBY Canso
Consolidated PBY Canso at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada Consolidated PBY Canso at the Canadian Aviation Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Length: 63 feet, 10 inches
Wingspan: 104 feet, 0 inch
Height: 20 feet, 1 inches
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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