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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United States of America, Consolidated PBY Catalina

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United States of America,

 Consolidated PBY Catalinas

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document Warplanes from the Second World War preserved in the USA.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these aircraft to provide and update the data on this website.  Photos are as credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Warplane Survivors of the Second World War in the United States of America would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com.

Data current to 15 Nov 2018.

Consolidated PBY Catalinas preserved in the USA by aircraft type, serial number, registration number and location:

 (Greg Goebel Photo)

Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Catalina, RCAF (Serial No. 8317), c/n 1231, National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, Florida.

This aircraft is on loan from the National Air and Space Museum.  A fair number of Catalinas have been preserved or restored to various levels and many are on display in museums or are active aircraft throughout the USA.

By default, 5-digit numeric serials known as Bureau Numbers (BuNo) are as issued by the US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics (BuAer).  4-digit serial numbers in the form 9xxx, and 5-digit serial numbers in the form 1xxxx are as issued to Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) aircraft.

 (Author Photo)

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 33966), Reg. No. N3936A, Kermit Weeks, Fantasy of Flight, Polk City, Florida.

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 33968), Reg. No. N84857), PBY Memorial Foundation Museum, Oak Harbor, Washington.

 (Articseahorse Photo)

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 33993), USAF (Serial No. 43-4033), McChord  Air Museum, McChord Field, Lakewood, Washington.

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 34027), Reg. No. N9505C, Commanche Air, Ephrata, Washington.

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 46456), Historic Aircraft Restoration Project, Floyd Bennett Field, New York City, New York.

 (airforcefe Photo)

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 46457), Rescue Museum, Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 46522), Reg. No. N2172N, Erickson Group Ltd, Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, Oregon.

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 46582), painted as (BuNo. 6582), Naval Air Station Jacksonville Collection, Jacksonville, Florida.

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 46590), Reg. No. N68756, Mark Pilkington, Midland, Texas.

 (Clemens Vasters Photo)

Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (BuNo. 46595), painted as an OV-10, USAAF (Serial No. 44-33879), C/N 1959.  National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio.

 (Michael Kemp Photo)

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (BuNo. 46602), National Museum of Naval Aviation, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.

Consolidated PBY-5B Catalina Cutaway, RAF (Serial FP 216), National Museum of Naval Aviation, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.

Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina (BuNo. 46662), Reg. No. N4NC, Wilson C. Edwards, Big Spring, Texas.

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (BuNo. 48287), Reg. No. N287, Cavanaugh Air LLC, Addison, Texas.

 (Joanna Poe Photo)

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (BuNo. 48294), Reg. No. N9521C, Training Services Inc TA (Military Aviation Museum), Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (BuNo. 48375), Reg. No. N96UC, World's Greatest Aircraft Collection, Polk City, Florida.

 ( Tomás Del Coro Photo)

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (BuNo. 48406), San Diego Air & Space Museum (Balboa Park), San Diego, California.

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (BuNo. 48426), Carmacks Commercial Corp, Palm Springs Air Museum, Palm Springs, California.

Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina (BuNo. 64072), Reg. No. N7057C, American Airpower Museum, Farmingdale, New York.

Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina (BuNo. 64092), Reg. No. N324FA, Commemorative Air Force, Duluth, Minnesota.

Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina (BuNo. 64097), Reg. No. N7179Y, Commemorative Air Force, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina (BuNo. 64107), Reg. No. N98252), Frederick C Peterson, Moses Lake, Washington.

Consolidated OA-10A Catalina (Serial No. 44-33954), Reg. No. N57875, Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska.

 (Alain Rioux Photo)

Consolidated OA-10A Catalina (Serial No. 44-33972), Reg. No. N483CV, Flying Cat Aviation, Sanford, Maine.

Consolidated OA-10A Catalina (Serial No. 44-34037), Reg. No. N2763A, C.F. Nichols, Yanks Air Museum, Chino, California.

Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A, RCAF (Serial No. 9742), Reg. No. N68740, Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona.

Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A, RCAF (Serial No. 9746), Reg. No. N5PY, Ron Ruble, Aurora, Oregon.

Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A, RCAF (Serial No. 9750), Reg. No. N206M, Black Cat Aviation, Greybull, Wyoming.

 (Articseahorse Photo)

Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A, RCAF (Serial No. 9815), Reg. No. C-FNJB, Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A, RCAF (Serial No. 9838), Reg. No. N4934H, Historic Aviation Memorial Museum, Tyler, Texas.

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A, RCAF (Serial No. 11047), Reg. No. N413PB, Hans Lauridson, Glendale, Arizona.

Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A, RCAF  (Serial No. 11074), Reg. No. N222FT, Wilson C Edwards, Big Spring, Texas.

Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A,  RCAF (Serial No.11089), Reg. No. N427CV, Greatest Generation Naval Museum, Gillespie Field, El Cajon, California.