World’s Largest RC PBY Catalina

World’s Largest RC PBY Catalina

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!

Updated: July 27, 2015 — 4:55 PM


  1. 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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