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PBY-5A/BuNo. 48317



Bureau #: 48317
Construction #: 1679
Civilian Registration:
  N1495V
Model: PBY-5A
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2002
  History:
Delivered to MLD/Dutch Navy as 16-212.
- BOC: circa 1947.
- SOC: July 7, 1957.
- Loaned to Bosbad Amusement Park, Hoeven, Holland, Aug. 2, 1957-1982.
Militaire Luchtvaart Museum, Soesterburg AB, Oct. 1982-2002.
- Trucked to Gilze-Rijen AB for restoration, 1982.
- Displayed as MLD/16-212 from 1984-1996.
- Trucked to Valkenburg AB for static restoration, Apr. 1996-2002.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Manfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Mick Bajcar via Airliner.net.