The Cromarty Archive
Colin Dunn Year: 2013Video of Catalina Flying Boat G-PBYA over Cromarty Firth - 22nd August 2013
This WWII Catalina G-PBYA flying boat circled Cromarty Firth several times as part of its 'Project Hawker 2013' round Britain flight to commemorate the 100th anniversary of famous a seaplane race. It was piloted by Jeff Boyling.
The Catalina, which was flown by the Royal Canadian Air Force on anti-submarine operations during WWII, was then used for fighting forest fires. It is now which displayed at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford.
Picture added on 28 August 2013 at 10:46