Black Cat British PBY-5A Catalina RAAF metallic by Postage Stamp PS5556-6 scale 1:150
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Black Cat British PBY-5A Catalina RAAF metallic by Postage Stamp PS5556-6 scale 1:150

Black Cat British PBY-5A Catalina RAAF metallic by Postage Stamp PS5556-6 scale 1:150
Highly detailed Postage Stamp model warbird

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Black Cat British PBY-5A Catalina RAAF metallic by Postage Stamp PS5556-6 scale 1:150 Highly detailed Postage Stamp model warbird Item#: PS5556-6 Scale: 1:150 A24-88 most famous mission was to take part in the longest Black Cat mining mission of the War, to mine Manila Harbour in December 1944 to bottle up the Japanese fleet ahead of the landings in the Philippines by General MacArthur. A24-88 was transferred to 11 Squadron on August 1st 1945 and remained with that squadron to the end of the war. On January 10th 1946 A24-88 was allocated to 1 Flying Boat Repair Depot at Lake Boga, Victoria for storage and disposal. January 1948 the hulk of A24-88 was sold for scrap but instead was stripped of it's engines, wings, and tail and converted to a house boat on the Murray River where it served for over 30 years in the Echuca area. Catalina PBY A24-88 (RK A) hulk was acquired by the Australian National Aviation Museum in Moorabbin Victoria and is currently awaiting restoration. A24-88 is the last surviving RAAF Black Cat, the sole surviving RAAF PBY-5A model of 46 delivered, and the only survivor of the 29 locally modified PBY-5A (M) aircraft converted from Amphibian to Flying Boat. This Die-cast metal airplane model comes in 1:150 scale with plastic stand and is approximately 5 1/8 inches long with 8 1/4 inch wingspan.
Additional Info
  • Stock#
    PS5556-6
  • Brand
    Postage Stamp
  • Scale
    1:150
  • Material
    Die-cast Metal
  • Aircraft Type
    Fixed-Winged
  • Era
    World War II
  • Aircraft
    PBY Catalina
  • Propulsion
    Propeller-Driven
  • Role
    Transport
  • Country
    Great Britain
Warning: Choking Hazard! Contains small parts. Not a toy. Not for children under 3 years.
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