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WWII Veterans return to skies in Catalina flying boat

By 30th January 2012Press & Video

Veterans of the World War II have gathered at a former RAF base in Northern Ireland to mark the return of two Catalina aircraft.

The flying boats played an important role in the war, most notably in the sinking of the Bismarck in 1941.

Mark Simpson joined two of the veterans as they retraced part of their historic journey, 70 years on.

View the full news clip here.

Via: [BBC News]

Mike Pinder

About Mike Pinder

Mike Pinder has had a passion for aircraft since an early age and became involved in the Catalina Society in 2005, taking over all aspects digital. He comes from a design, business and innovation industry background and is happy combining his skills in helping continue the great heritage of the PBY Catalina.