These are the first air to air photographs of Plane Sailing's PBY-5A Catalina G-PBYA in its new colour scheme, representing 44-33915 Sophisticat, one of several United States Army Air Force OA-10A Catalina amphibians operated by the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron of the 8th Air Force based at Halesworth in Suffolk. They were used over the North Sea, locating and rescuing downed Allied airmen. 44-33915 was lost on operations in March 1945 though thankfully its crew were rescued.
Click on any photo to view a larger version
View Cart / Checkout
Return to photo sales index
Images are licensed by Handmade by Machine Ltd. for your personal, non-commercial, use only. You may not reproduce or republish scans, copies or reproductions of any kind of the prints you purchase. Please email any enquiries regarding purchase of publication rights or digital copies of images. All images copyright Handmade by Machine Ltd. All rights reserved.
Registered in England no. 04859213
Tel: 01933 394215