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PBY Catalina

RC Modeler's PBY Catalina

CAD redraw of a classic RCM plan. No changes except the aileron option suggested.
I intend to build this plane to fly off a lake. Looking now for a suitable laser-cutting vendor in my area to supply the cut parts.
I know there is a guy on ebay that sells these already cut in short-kit form.
From what I saw this is the most buildable Catalina of all plans featured here or in other sites. I think that a moderately skilled builder should have no problem building this one. Reccommended Power is two electric motors, not much power should be needed as this bird has a high-lift wing profile and should be flown at moderate speeds.

By: Mlucena

Details: Full Details
ID: 102132
File Size: 605.7 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Observation
Motor: Electric-Powered
Wingspan: 66.9 in. / 170 cm
Publisher: RC Modeler
Designer: Bud Chappel
Date: 12/1976
Listing Editor: Mlucena
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Plan ID:102132
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Observation
Wingspan: 66.9 in. / 170 cm
Wingspan Class:160cm-To-200cm (63in-To-79in)
Landing Gear:Flying-Boat
Motor Type:Electric-Powered
Publisher:RC Modeler
Designer:Bud Chappel
Restorer:M. Lucena
Category:CAD Wood Model Airplane Plans
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Slow flying AeroBob on 07/06/2019 11:16
I have seen a Catalina doing some type of survey, and flying low and slow. Really quite slow.

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