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Consolidated PBY Catalina

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Air France Catalina

This is another addition to the “Water Wings” Group that I did a while back. Bear with me I will have to enter each photo individually to post them. Hope it works. This is another restoration of a model for the gentleman that collects airline a[...]

Monogram 1/48th PBY-5(A) Catalina

Here is another "desk top" styled gift for a friend who crewed on these in the U.S. Navy in the late 1940's. 1/48 Monogram PBY-5(A) Catalina.

A Catalina for my Dad.

Having only just joined this site, I was/am a little reticent about posting an article in to 'Headlines' - it seems a little 'pushy' to me. However a couple of the guys suggested it would be fine and it's likely a few more folks may see it here,[...]

Martin PBM-5 Mariner “FRISCO D is for Dog” 1944

In keeping with my modelers eye for the usual plane with an unusual paint scheme, I present the Mariner flying boat Air-Sea Rescue version. While as never popular or built in the same numbers as the PBY "Catalina", the Mariner saw service as a p[...]

Consolidated PBY-4 Academy 1/72

While waiting for stuff for my Phantom build to arrive, this kit was given to me by a good friend. The camo intrigued me, so I decided to build it. The airplane represents a Catalina of VP-101 stationed in the Philippines just after Pearl Harb[...]

PBY-5A Catalina – Black Cats VP-81 ‘Nite Life’ – New Georgia 1944

This is the 1/48 Monogram kit, purchased as the -10A post-WWII Rescue version. I thought a colourful scheme of internediate blue-over-white finishes, with bright red and yellow bands, would make a big impression as a scheme. When I opened the b[...]

1/72 Academy PBY 5A “Black Cat”

Who doesn't like seaplanes and amphibs? Academy makes a nice looking series of PBY's. I had seen the weathered "Black Cat" version, and just had to give it a try. This is one I really feel looks better in person, than the photos. (Too much [...]

PBY-5A US Coast Guard 1952

This is a version of Monogram's 1:48 scale PBY- 5A. Most builders construct this kit in typical WWII fashion but I wanted my plane to present a different appearence. The USCG started flying Catalinas in the 1930's, (the flying boat version) and [...]
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