May 2017. There has been significant progress made on the refurbishment of our PBY5-A since the last update. Starting at the front of the fuselage, or bow, the complete nose wheel assembly including the gear doors has been removed. Terry Fahey (T2) is currently working on removing the last of the actuating mechanism from […]
The date for the 2015 Catalina Festival is October 25th., a SUNDAY. Put this in your diaries now. Further updates as to participants, aerial display etc., will follow. REMEMBER, SUNDAY, 25th. OCTOBER, 2015.
The end of No. 20 Squadron RAAF Flying Boat Base in Darwin – a national disgrace. Word through today from Silvano Jung, that Darwin has been rejected by the Territory Heritage Minister to list & protect the old Catalina base at East Arm. “The mighty dollar is more important than WWII heritage sites in the […]