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PBY-6A CATALINA/Bu. 64097
PBY-6A Catalina Bu. 64097 WRG#: 00034796
Bureau #: 64097
Construction #: 2167
Civil Registry:
  N7082C
  F-ZBAW
  C-FHNF
  N7179Y
Model(s):
  PBY-6A Catalina
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2018
History:
Delivered to U.S. Navy as Bu. 64097.
- BOC: September 20, 1945.
- SOC: N/A.
- Withdrawn from use, NAS Litchfield Park, December 1956.
James Routh/Routh Aircraft, Long Beach, CA, January 1956-1963.
- Registered as N7082C.
- Flew as tanker #E94.
Multiple Management Corp, Long Beach, CA, 1963-1964.
Protection Civile, Marseilles, circa 1963-1973.
- Registered as F-ZBAW.
- Flew as Yellow Pelican.
Avalon Aviation Ltd, Red Deer, Alberta, 1976-1979.
- Registered as C-FHNF.
- Leased to Haydn Air, Norway, 1976-1977.
Avalon Aviation Ltd, Parry Sound, Ontario, 1979-1989.
- Flew as tanker #4 (later #794).
- Retired Parry Sound, Ontario, stored, Feb. 28, 1988-1989.
Peter Ettinger & Tom Boy/Aircraft Marketing Inc, Albuquerque, NM, March 5, 1991-1994.
- Registered as N7179Y.
- Flew in USN scheme.
- Stored, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 1991-1994.
Confederate/Commemorative Air Force, Midland, TX, February 12, 1994-2018
- Badly damaged when blown over by storm, St. Paul-Fleming Field, MN, May 30, 1998.
- Dismantled and placed in open storage, Fleming Field, MN, 1998-2005.
- Moved to CAF Duluth, MN, circa 2005.
- Under restoration to airworthy using wings from Bu. 64092/N324FA.
Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-6th Edition, 2013.
Photo Source(s):
Matt Rodina Collection, Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum

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