Consolidated PBY-1 Catalina of VP-11
A Consolidated PBY-1 Catalina of VP-11, seen after flying direct to Pearl Harbor from San Diego.
US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Pacific War, Louis B Dorny Osprey Combat Aircraft 62. This entry in the Combat Aircraft series looks at the varied uses of the Catalina in the Pacific theatre, where it served as successfully as a long range reconnaissance aircraft, a night bomber (the "Black Cat") and on air-sea rescue, or Dumbo duties. The text is well supported with first hand accounts, contemporary photographs and full colour illustrations. [see more]
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (30 August 2008), Consolidated PBY-1 Catalina of VP-11 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_pby-1_vp-11.html