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PBY-5A CATALINA/Bu. 02459









Bureau #: 02459
Construction #: 300
Civil Registry:
  N18446
  CF-HHR
  PH-PBY
Model: PBY-5A
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2006
  History:
Built at Consolidated Factory at San Diego, 1941.
Delivered to U.S. Navy as BuNo. 02459., 1941
Delivered to U.S. Coast Guard, 19??-Oct. 1945.
Registered as N18446 by ??, 19??.
Transair, 1953-1966.
- Registered as CF-HHR.
Field Aviation, 1972.
Avalon Aviation Ltd, 1972-1992.
- Flew as tanker #3 (later #793).
- Retired, 1987.
Cat Air, Netherlands, 1994-1998.
- Registered as PH-PBY.
- Restoration started.
Stichting Neptune Association, Netherlands, May 1999-2006.
- Moved to Valkenburg Naval Air Base.
- Restored to airworthy.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Ruud Leeuw/Ruud's Classic Airliners
Photo Source(s):

Ruud Leeuw/Ruud's Classic Airliners
Peter Boel
Caz Caswell