Tag: PBY-6A Catalina

The story of the ‘Naked Gunner,’ the PBY Catalina Blister Gunner who stripped off his clothes and jumped into the waters off Rabaul to pick up a fellow Marine pilot
The identity of the Naked Gunner has never been established. The famous old black and white photo in this post, now colourised, was taken during World War II and was called the Naked Gunner. The interesting story behind appeared on Services Archaeology and Heritage Association Facebook Page. PBY Blister Gunner,...
During RAAF transition to the P-8A Poseidon, the AP-3C Orion aircraft will continue to operate with 292 Squadron and 10 Squadron Taken on Nov. 25, 2016 the gorgeous photos in this post show a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion and P-8A Poseidon flying in formation over Adelaide with a PBY-6A Catalina and P2H Neptune from the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society. On...