World’s Largest RC PBY Catalina

Aug 12, 2014 2 Comments by

Stephen Thomas shared this video of his third test flight and notes it was an “Awesome day with 8 knots down the strip.” Powered by two Desert Aircraft 150cc engines, the 248-pound aircraft has a wingspan of over 20 feet and features built-up wood construction and fiberglass covering. Wow!

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2 Responses to “World’s Largest RC PBY Catalina”

  1. tzsetzseDon says:

    but does it float?

  2. Charles S. SYlvia says:

    Beautiful! I wanted to build one as a Black Cat which did such herotic duty in the Pacific during WW II.

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