1/48 Monogram PBY Catalina

Gallery Article by David Rapasi on Apr 2 2010

 

This model depicts a Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina stationed in the South West Pacific in late 1942 to early 1943.

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This PBY-5A carries the early war scheme of Blue Gray over Light Gray. The red tail stripes and discs in the stars were painted over in mid-'42.

All of the radar broadside yagi antennas had yet to be installed on this aircraft.

David Rapasi

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Photos and text by David Rapasi