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Aleutians 1943-44

US Navy personnel freeing a 'Catalina' aircraft from frozen waters in the Aleutian Islands at Kodiak Bay, US Territory of Alaska, sometime during the period between June 1942 and January 1943 (Via Colourised Photos, Colourised by Royston Leonard UK)

Aviation Mysteries: 10 Strangest Aircraft Disappearances in History

Aviation Mysteries: 10 Strangest Aircraft Disappearances in History

Aviation Mysteries: 10 Strangest Aircraft Disappearances in History - Urban Ghosts Media

PBM-3D Mariner aircraft of US Navy patrol squadron VP-216 being hoisted onto seaplane tender USS Chandeleur, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 24 Jun 1944. (US Navy photo) ~ BFD

[Photo] Mariner aircraft of US Navy patrol squadron being hoisted onto seaplane tender USS Chandeleur, anapag harbor, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 24 Jun 1944

This could already been seen in the assignment of the remaining twenty PBM-1's to Patrol Squadrons (VP) 55 and 56 for service in the undeclared naval war in the Atlantic. VP-55's planes tested British airborne radar sets while VP-56 scouted the east coast of Greenland for German spy and weather stations. In July 1941, VP-55, now redesignated VP-74, was flying antisubmarine patrols from American-occupied Iceland. By the time of Pearl Harbor VP-74 had moved to Bermuda, and it was from there…

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PBY Catalina Flying Boat Anchor  Crew instructions for use of the anchor on the Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat from Pilot’s Handbook of Flight Operating Instructions, Navy Model PBY-5A Airplanes, U.S. Army Air Forces, August 1945. http://www.lonesentry.com/blog/pby-catalina-anchor.html

PBY Catalina Flying Boat Anchor Crew instructions for use of the anchor on the Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat from Pilot’s Handbook of Flight Operating Instructions, Navy Model Airplanes, U.

Naval Air Transport Service. Tarawa Atoll, 1944. Photographer: Peter Stackpole

Mariner in full colors during the daily routine of Flying Boat operations.

Loening Air Yacht Vincent Astor

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