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photoblog image A Catalina at Duxford

A Catalina at Duxford

 

The PBY-5A Consolidated Canso A is the Canadian built version of the US Catalina Amphibian. This one is operated by the Catalina Aircraft Ltd based at Duxford, Cambridge.

 

A Catalina at Duxford

 

The PBY-5A Consolidated Canso A is the Canadian built version of the US Catalina Amphibian. This one is operated by the Catalina Aircraft Ltd based at Duxford, Cambridge.

 

comments (8)

One of the great aeroplanes and a fine picture Les
Les Auld: It is so Bill, thanks for the comment.
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 24 Dec 2010, 07:14
Fabulous shot...is Santa in it wink
Merry Christmas smile
Les Auld: Just waiting for night to fall and his sleigh will magically emerge from the side pods Astrid, thanks for the comment.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 24 Dec 2010, 08:29
The flying boat from WW2 that I liked most. Sleek lines, etc.
Les Auld: And the one that had more built than any other type Louis, thanks for the comment.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 24 Dec 2010, 08:40
A fascinating machine Les
Les Auld: A very versatile machine Chris, thanks for the comment.
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 24 Dec 2010, 12:02
She's a beauty, Les, for sure. It almost looks like a model toy!
Les Auld: It was well turned out Ginnie, thanks for the comment.
Great shot of a great plane Les.
Les Auld: Thanks Brian smile
Darned good picture of this rather special aircraft.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours. smile
Les Auld: Thanks Ellie, may you have a happy Christmas.
excellent capture, well timed and perfect exposure, i would say
Les Auld: Just luck, thanks for the comment.

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