Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina Patrol Aircraft
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina Patrol Aircraft "Bureau Number 48294" United States Navy 1/150 Diecast Model Airplane by Postage Stamp

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina Patrol Aircraft "Bureau Number 48294" United States Navy 1/150 Diecast Model Airplane by Postage Stamp

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Description Consolidated

  • Brand new 1/150 scale diecast airplane model of Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina Patrol Aircraft "Bureau Number 48294" United States Navy die cast model by Postage Stamp.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Comes with a display stand.
  • This model does not have any openings.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Made of diecast metal with some plastic parts.
  • Dimensions approximately L-5.125, Wingspan-8.25 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • The PBY-5 Catalina is one of the most iconic and versatile flying boat ever produced. Developed by Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, the Catalina served with distinction during various conflicts and played a crucial role in naval aviation.
  • The PBY Catalina was flying patrol boat produced by Consolidated Aircraft in the 1930s and 1940. The Catalina was designed to be a long-range patrol bomber intended to locate and attack enemy transport ships at sea.
  • The amphibious PBY-SA was the most produced variant and served in reconnaissance, anti-submarine warfare, convoy-escort and air-sea rescue. It was one of the most widely used seaplanes of World War II.
  • PBY-5 Bureau Number 48294 was built in 1943, and served in a variety of locations around the Atlantic during World War II and with the Coast Guard after the war it was restored in 2001 and is currently on display at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
  • During World War II, the PBY-5 Catalina proved to be a valuable asset for the United States Navy (USN) and its allies. It conducted a wide range of missions, including reconnaissance, anti-submarine warfare, search and rescue, and long-range patrol. Its ability to operate from both land bases and water made it a highly adaptable and reliable aircraft.
  • In the Pacific theater, Catalinas were instrumental in locating and tracking enemy submarines, providing critical intelligence to protect Allied shipping convoys. They also conducted daring rescue missions, saving countless downed pilots and crew members.
  • The 1:150 scale model of the PBY-5 Catalina is a testament to the aircraft's historic significance and enduring legacy in military aviation. Whether you are a history enthusiast, a model aircraft collector, or simply appreciate the beauty of this iconic flying boat, this model is a must-have addition to your collection. Display it with pride and honor the bravery of the men and women who flew and maintained these remarkable aircraft during times of conflict.

Weight: 0.907kg

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