PBY-5A Catalina

Aircraft: Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina, serial number unknown, United States Navy, Adak Island, 1942 - possibly shown flying by Segula Island.

Reference: photo (above), John Huston's film "Report from the Aleutians"

Kit: Revell/Promodeller 1/48 #5617

Accessories/modifications: none.

Paint: Tamiya acrylic, weathering by oil wash and silver Prismacolor pencil, Testor's Dullcoat from spray can.

Decals: Yellow Wings YW48048 - US National insignia PT-3 May 1942-June 1943, Techmod numbers.

Issues: kit tail shape is allegedly a bit off but I'm not too concerned.

PBY-5, possibly at Attu, summer 1943.


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