Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model
Consolidated Catalina Mk.IVA - No. 117 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1942
1:72 Scale. Length: 10.75”. Wingspan: 17.25"
Limited Edition of 1000 Models Worldwide
117 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force, was reactivated at Sydney, Nova Scotia, on April 28 1942 flying Catalina and Canso aircraft on anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of St. Lawrence and around Cape Breton Island until disbanded at Shelburne, Nova Scotia in December 1943.Die-cast metal body
Realistic panel lines
Weathered finish for realism
Detailed cockpit with crew figures
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Numbered limited edition
JX580 was one of 12 Model 28 Catalina Mk.IVA in service with the RCAF from May 8, 1943 to December 18 1946. It suffered a category C accident at Patricia Bay, British Columbia on May 4, 1945 and was struck off strength earlier than planned on September 4, 1946.
PBY Catalina was the US Navy's designation for an American and Canadian-built flying boat of the 1930s and 1940s. The PBY could be equipped with torpedoes, bombs, depth charges, and 50 caliber machine guns. It was one of the most widely used aircraft of World War II. Catalinas served with every branch of the U.S. military and in the military forces of many other nations.
The Corgi Aviation Archive features a wide selection of high quality, ready-made, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft. Corgi models are built with diecast metal and some plastic components.
This model of a Catalina Mk.IVA by Corgi features:
Category: Corgi 1:72 Non-U.S. Military Aircraft Models
This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14 years