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patrol bomber
nine
Pratt & Whitney
2- R 1,200 hp. ea.
20,910 lbs.
35,420 lbs.
8,850 lbs.
4,000 lbs.
3-30/2-50 cal.
63 ft. 10 in.
104 ft.
125 mph
196 mph
1,000 fpm
15,800 feet
2,520 miles
1936






Radio Control PBY Catalina Airplanes For Sale
PBY Catalina For Sale

Stephen Thomas, from Australia, built the PBY Catalina For Sale pictured above over four years, taking about 3,000 hours to complete. It has a wingspan of 20 ft. 8 in., and a length of 14 ft. 2 in. Construction is primarily from balsa and ply. Power comes from a pair of DA 150 engines, and all up weight is around 248 lbs.


PBY Catalina For Sale
PBY Catalina For Sale

Sturla's Design (rcsturla.com) has plans for the PBY Catalina For Sale. Wingspan is 13 ft. and length is 8 ft. Suggested power can come from Quadra 35 cc engines. Weight is around 48 1/2 lbs.

We received the following email from Sturla Design: "If you already have the PBY plans let me know if you want the laser cut plans and I will send them free of charge. I just built a set of landing gears for the PBY Catalina for sale and I made a video demonstrating how it works:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQSWkYhp0IY"


PBY Catalina For Sale Guillows
PBY Catalina For Sale

Phil, aka Smokin Beaver, of RC Groups converted a PBY Catalina For Sale from Guillow's as a display model into the airplane shown above. Its wingspan is 45 1/2 in. and length is 28 1/2 in. Power comes from BP 2408 motors. All up weight is about 29 oz.


PBY Catalina For Sale NitroPlanes
PBY Catalina For Sale

The PBY Catalina For Sale from CMP by Nitroplanes has a 71 in. wingspan, with a length of 43 in. Its fuselage is glass fibre, and wings are wooden b/u. It needs your motors and electronics to fly. Weight is about 6 lbs.


PBY Catalina For Sale Nitro
PBY Catalina For Sale

The PBY Catalina For Sale by NitroPlanes has a wingspan of 57 in. and a length of 36 in., with power by a pair of brushless motors. It comes ready to fly with radio, controller, and flight battery.


PBY Catalina For Sale Vergara
PBY Catalina For Sale

The PBY Catalina For Sale scratch built by Sergio Vergara has a glass fibre fuselage, with wings and tail made from balsa. Its wingspan is 100" and length is 66". Power comes from a pair of O.S. .65 two stroke engines driving three bladed propellers. Its floats retract into the wing tips and its landing gear work for operating from runways. All up weight is around 28 lbs.


PBY Catalina For Sale HK
PBY Catalina For Sale

HobbyKing's PBY Catalina For Sale has a 54 in. wingspan and is 34 1/2 in. long. Included are motors, controllers, and servos. It weighs around 2 lbs.


PBY Catalina For Sale Airplane Girl
PBY Catalina For Sale - Airplane Girl

The PBY Catalina for sale by Consolidated, first flew in 1935.


PBY Catalina For Sale eBay
PBY Catalina For Sale

The PBY Catalina For Sale pictured immediately above from eBay is a foamy ARF. Its wingspan is 55 in., length is 35 in., and it weighs about 30 oz. Included are motors and controllers.


PBY Catalina For Sale Great Planes
PBY Catalina For Sale

The PBY Catalina For Sale from RC Planet by Great Planes has a fiberglass fuse with balsa built up wings. With a length of 34 in and a wingspan of 53.5 in. it only weighs around 3.5 lbs. Great Planes recommends you power it with a pair of 28-30-950 Rim Fire motors.

The Catalina was originally designed as a long range patrol bomber intended to locate and attack enemy transport ships. It could be equipped with depth charges, bombs and torpedoes.



PBY Catalina For Sale Safer
PBY Catalina For Sale

Safer Wholesale's PBY Catalina For Sale has a 54 1/2 in. wingspan, is 35 in. long, and has a weight of about 27 1/2 oz. The ARF foamy comes with radio, flight battery, and charger.

The Catalina served with every branch of the U. S. military and in the air forces and navies of many nations. They were among the most widely used and versatile planes of World War II. They were used as a submarine hunter, for search, rescue, reconnaissance, as a night bomber, for convoy escort, and as a transport.



PBY Catalina For Sale G&P
PBY Catalina For Sale

The PBY Catalina For Sale by G & P comes as three different size kits. A nice looking example is pictured above. They all have fiberglass fuselages with balsa over foam core wings.

The smallest PBY Catalina For Sale from G&P has a wingspan of 62 in. and a length of 47 in. Recommended engines are .20 to .28 two cycle.

The middle size PBY Catalina For Sale from G&P has a wingspan of 84 in. with a length of 51 in. It can be powered with .40 to .46 two cycle engines. All up weight is around 10.5 lbs.

The largest PBY Catalina For Sale from G&P has a 104 in. wingspan and a 70 in. length. You can choose .60 two cycle or .90 four cycle engines for power. About 23 lbs. will be what it will weigh.

Catalina aircraft were responsible for the sighting of the Bismarck, leading to its eventual sinking, plus the spotting of the Japanese fleets at Midway and Wake Islands.

The amphibians distinguished themselves as exceptionally reliable. They were involved in the rescue of thousands of downed airmen.



PBY Catalina For Sale Dynam
PBY Catalina For Sale

Dynam's PBY Catalina For Sale is a foamy with a 58 in. wingspan that is 37 in. long. Included are servos, motors, and controllers. Weight is around 3 lbs.

When the new Catalina was introduced it featured several innovations which were unique for the time. It had a parasol wing, similar to previous models. The difference was that bracing for the wing and the tail was done internally. This helped lessen overall drag. The floats retracted into the wing tips, greatly reducing drag. Eventually the aircraft acquired retractable landing gear, making it a true amphibian.



PBY Catalina For Sale Ivan
PBY Catalina For Sale

Ivan Pettigrew built his PBY Catalina For Sale from his own Ivan's Plans. It has a 100 in. wingspan and a 63 in. length. You can power it with Speed 600 size brushless motors.

The last active military Catalina aircraft were retired from service in the 1980's. Today some continue to fly as private transports, tour aircraft, and air tankers.



PBY Catalina For Sale Ducted Fans
PBY Catalina For Sale

The PBY Catalina For Sale by Ducted Fans.com features a glass fuse with balsa over foamy wings. Wingspan is 54", length is 49" and weight is about 3 lbs. You will need Speed 480 size motors for power.

About 4,050 Catalina aircraft of all types were produced. No other flying boat was manufactured in greater numbers.


We remember a PBY Catalina For Sale from Hobby-Lobby, since discontinued. It may have been made by Kyosho.

There is a PBY Catalina For Sale at eCrater with a 54 in. wingspan.

The PBY Catalina For Sale at Debbies RC World is 1:28 scale.

The PBY Catalina For Sale at JR Models has a 47 in. wingspan. You can power it with two 480 type motors and it should weigh about 48 oz. when completed.

The PBY Catalina For Sale from Aero-Naut has a 71 in wingspan and a length of 44 in. You can power it with two Actro C8 motors.

The PBY Catalina For Sale from Dare Hobby has a 44 in. wingspan, with a length of 28 in. and is made from balsa and plywood.

The PBY Catalina For Sale from Hangar Hobbies comes ready to fly (RTF). It has a wingspan of 55 in. Included are a pair of Speed 370 type motors. It appears that this foamy is being sold on eBay and at numerous retailers including Raidentech, Banana Hobby, Hobby King, and Toysonics.

The PBY Catalina For Sale from Cleveland Models as plans have wingspans of 39 in., 52 in., 78 in., 104 in., 156 in., 208 in., and a giant scale 26 foot wingspan.

The PBY Catalina For Sale from Kit Cutters comes from all of the Cleveland Plans. Kit Cutters made kits of them.

The PBY Catalina For Sale from Kit Cutters from Sid Morgan Plans has a 108 in. wingspan. If you want to build from the plans, they have those too.

The PBY Catalina For Sale from Kit Cutters from Uncle Willies Plans has a wingspan of 80 in. and a length of 49 in. Power can be from engines or motors.

The PBY Catalina For Sale from Guanli comes RTF. It has a wingspan of 54 in. and is powered by a pair of C2410 motors. Weight is around 28 oz.

The PBY Catalina For Sale from RC Universe Magazine has a a 53 1/2 in. wingspan.

There is a PBY Catalina For Sale from Twizter 68 at Watt Flyer.

Gary Van Dyke of RC Universe was looking for a PBY Catalina for sale.

At RC Groups pguim was looking for PBY Catalina plans for sale.

Ray Willets of Watt Flyer was looking for a kit of a PBY Catalina for sale.

If you know of a PBY Catalina for sale, please email us about it.