Consolidated PBY 5 (oz2901)

 

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Consolidated PBY Catalina. Radio control twin seaplane.

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  • (oz2901)
    Consolidated PBY 5
    by Jack Lynn Bale, Uncle Willie
    80in span
    Scale IC R/C Floatplane Multi Military
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 10/05/2012
    Filesize: 504KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: archangel, Uncle Willie

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This is the 78inch 1/16 scale Catalina plan from Jack Lynn Bale stretched and redrawn to 80in by Uncle Willies as usual..to overcome copyright. Pit.
anon - 02/08/2015
A query. Am I missing something or is this plan? There does not appear to be any plan view of the rear fuselage behind former #8; it is there in side view but not in plan view.
SP - 21/02/2022
Probably there isn't one. If you wish you can draw a long centreline parallel to the fuselage side view reference line and mark former positions per said side view. As the fuselage is symmetrical in plan view this should not present a problem.
Miguel - 21/02/2022
There is a mistake in the name of this Catalina. Since it has landing gear the version is PBY-5a. The "a" meaning amphibian. The PBY-5 was just a flying boat with no undercarriage.
Eduardo - 21/02/2022
Eduardo, what a difference a humble 'a' can do. If I may paraphrase the Bard, what's in a vowel?!
Miguel - 21/02/2022
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