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|The PBY Catalina is a "flying boat" that can also land on the water. For more information about this particular PBY, click on the internet link, below.
|To land in the water, the landing gear is retracted into the hull. You can click on either picture to enlarge it; use your browser's "back" command to return here.
Specifications, from a sign posted near the airplane:
|Manufacturer||Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Company|
|Weight||20,200 empty, 28,000 max takeoff|
|Engines||two Pratt and Whitney 1830-92|
|Range||2,000 nautical miles|
|Cruising Speed||120 mph|
|Max Speed||170 mph|