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PBY Catalina Documentary


From the "Great Plane" series, the story of the Consolidated PBY Catalina. Also known as the Canso, it was an American flying boat, and later an amphibious aircraft, of the 1930s and 1940s produced by Consolidated Aircraft. It was one of the most widely used seaplanes of World War II. It was introduced in 1936, and retired in 1957 (43:16).

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