Dare PBY Catalina

Dare PBY Catalina
by Brodak


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Quick Overview

The Catalina rescue missions are best remembered by the airmen picked up from life rafts at sea. The missions code name, "Dumbo" were first used as a voice radio call sign. "Dumbos" were regularly assigned to strike missions, usually orbiting on stand-by in the vicinity of target areas. The high regard in which the PBY was held, is reflected by this remark attributed to an Army pilot, "When I see a PBY I always stand up and salute it!

PBY Catalina

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  • PBY Catalina


Wing Span: 44"
Plane Length: 27.75"
Wing Area: 270 sq. in.
Engine: 3 Channel Electric RC


So successful was the Catalina that she was dubbed the Sea Going Workhorse of WW2. Currently there are still a large number of original 3,300 produced still flying.

Additional Information

SKU DA-542

Kit Features

Full size plans, hardware & AAA laser cut balsa Model Specifications: Scale •44" = 12" Power: 3 Channel Electric R/C
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