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Consolidated PBY- Catalina

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Contents

Inhalt

  Development     Entwicklung  
  Variants     Versionen  
  Operational history     Einsatzgeschichte  
  Drawings / Markings     Zeichnungen / Markierungen  
  Specifications     Technische Daten  
  Serials     Seriennummern  
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Development

Entwicklung

Ordered

   

Bestellt

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Variants

Versionen

XP3Y-1
XPBY-1

Prototype flying boat later re-designated XPBY-1, one built

XP3Y-1
XPBY-1

Prototyp des fliegenden Bootes später XPBY-1, eine Maschine gebaut

  PBY-1

Initial production variant with two 900hp R-1830-64 engines, 60 built.

PBY-1

Serienversion mit 900 PS R-1830-64 Motoren, 60 gebaut.

  PBY-2

Equipment changes and improved performance, 50 built.

PBY-2

Version mit verbesserter Avionik, 50 gebaut.

PBY-3

Version powered by two 1000hp R-1830-66 engines, 66 built.

PBY-3

Version mit zwei 1'000 PS R-1830-66 Motoren, 66 gebaut

PBY-4

Powered by two 1050hp R-1830-72 engines, 33 built

PBY-4

Version mit 1050 PS R-1830-72-Motoren, 33 gebaut.

PBY-5
PB2B-1

Version with 1200 hp R-1830-82 or -92 engines and provision for extra fuel tanks, 683 built

PBY-5
PB2B-1

Version mit 1200 PS R-1830-82 oder -92 Motoren, Vorrichtungen für Zusatztanks, 683 gebaut

  XPBY-5A

One PBY-4 converted into an amphibian

XPBY-5A

Umbau einer PBY-4 in eine amphibische Version

PBY-5A
PBV-1A

Amphibious version of the PBY-5 with two 1200hp R-1830-92 engines

PBY-5A
PBV-1A

Amphibische Version der PBY-5, mit zwei 1200 PS R-1830-92 Motoren

  PBY-6A

Amphibious version with two 1200hp R-1830-92 engines and a taller fin and rudder. 175 built

PBY-6A

Amphibische Version mit zwei 1200 PS R-1830-92 Motoren und neuem Heckleitwerk, 175 gebaut

PBY-6AG

One PBY-6A used by the United States Coast Guard as a staff transport

PBY-6AG

Umbau einer PBY-6A als VIP-Transporter der United States Coast Guard.

PBN-1
PB2B-2

Naval Aircraft Factory built version of the PBY-5 with major modification

PBN-1
PB2B-2

Version der PBY-5 der U.S. Naval Aircraft Factory mit zahlreichen Änderungen

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Operational history

Einsatzgeschichte

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Drawings

Zeichnungen

 

Prototype XP3Y-1 (first Tail)

Prototype XP3Y-1 (second Tail)

Prototype XPBY-1

   
  Prototype XPBY-5A XPBY-4V  

Patrol Squadrons (VP-)

 
  VP-2 VP-5 VP-6
 
  VP-9 VP-9 VP-10
 
  VP-11 VP-12 VP-12
 
  VP-17 VP-21 VP-31
 
  VP-31 VP-33 VP-34
     
  VP-51    
 
  VP-51 VP-52 VP-52 PBY-5
 
  VP-54 VP-63 VP-63
 
  VP-63 VP-73 VP-73
 
  VP-73 VP-83 VP-84
     
  VP-93 VP-94  

Bomber Squadrons (VB-)

     
  VB-126    
       

Patrol Bomber Squadrons (VPB-)

 
  VPB-45 VPB-63 VPB-63
       

Utillity Squadrons (VU-)

 
  VJ-4 VU-7  
       

Naval Reserve Squdrons

   
  NARW-67 NARW-83  
       

Coast Guard

 
  USCG VPB-6(CG) USCG
     
  USCG    All drawings by Michael E. Fader
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Specifications

Technische Daten

Specifications

PBY-5A

Wingspan

Spannweite

31.70 m

Length

Länge

19.46 m

Height

Höhe

6.15 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

130 m²

Engine

Motor

2× Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 Twin Wasp radial engines, 1,200 PS each

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

314 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

9,485 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

16,066 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

5.1 m/s

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

4,000 m

Range

Reichweite

4,030 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

3 × 7.62 mm machine guns
2 × 12.7 mm machine guns
1,814 kg of bombs

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Serials

Seriennummern

Consolidated PBY- Catalina
XP3Y-1 (XPBY-1) 9459 1
PBY-1 0102 - 0161 60
PBY-2 0454 - 0503 50
PBY-3 0842 - 0907 66
PBY-4 1213 - 1244 32
XPBY-5A 1245 1
PBY-5 2289 - 2455 167
PBY-5A 2456 - 2488 33
PBY-5A 7243 - 7302 60
PBN-1 02791 - 02946 156
PBY-5A 02948 - 02977 30
PBY-5A 04399 - 04420 22
PBY-5 04425 - 04514 90
PBY-5A 04972 - 05045 74
PBY-5A 08030 - 08123 94
PBY-5 08124 - 08549 426
PBY-5A 21232 1
PBY-5A 33960 - 34059 100
PB2B-1 44188 - 44227 40
PB2B-2 44228 - 44277 50
PBY-5A 46450 - 46638 189
PBY-5A 48252 - 48451 200
PBY-6A 46639 - 46698 60
PBY-6A 46724 1
PBY-5 63992 1
PBY-6A 63993 - 64099 107
PBY-6A 64101 - 64107 7
PBV-1A 67832 - 68061 230
PB2B-1 72992 - 73116 125

Total

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last update 22. June  2013

written 7. June 2013

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